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Momtaz Begum-Hossain

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Full name Momtaz Begum-Hossain
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Momtaz Begum-Hossain is a Features Writer with over 18 years of publishing experience. She regularly contributes lifestyle articles covering crafts, careers, travel, health, real-life and fashion for a range of publications. Her experience as a textile artist and maker-designer puts her in the unique position of being one of the UK’s only Crafts Experts. She also has a particular interest in the Asian Diaspora and is a regularly live guest on BBC Asian Network radio where she reviews Bollywood films and discusses current affairs. Website: www.momtazbh.co.uk Blog: www.CosILikeMakingStuff.blogspot.com Twitter: TheCraftCafe Careers portfolio: www.creative-choices.co.uk/authors/momtaz-begum-hossain

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing
Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09

Biography

Published work:
101 Things to do with Glitter (Book currently in progress)
Asiana Magazine (Features)
Asiana Wedding Magazine (Features/Copywriting)
Asian Woman Magazine (Features)
Asian Bride Magazine (Features)
Badger Newspaper (Features)
Barnet Press Newspaper (Local articles)
BBC Worldwide (Childrens and Pre-School titles)
Bollywood Crafts (Book - Author)
Crafts for Children Magazine (Project Design)
Crazy Crafts Magazine (Project design)
Creative-Choices.co.uk (Regular Columnist and careers features)
Dogs Monthly magazine (Craft project design)
Easten Eye Newspaper (Interviews/features)
Enfield Advertiser (Fashion Columnist)
Everyone's A Winner (Features Writer)
Flick Magazine (Bollywood feature)
Fusion Fanzine (Reviews/Interviews)
London Unlocked (Internal Communications e- newsletter)
New Nation Newspaper (Vox Pop style articles)
The Guardian (G2/Comment)
The Independent (Feature)
Popular Crafts Magazine (Editor/Assistant Editor)
Student Life Magazine (Editor/Writer)
Student Pages (Brighton Edition)
The New Feminism (Chapter)
The New Statesmen (Article)
Virginstudent.com (Local Content Editor)
Weekly Update (e-newsletter)
Whatever (Writer/reviewer)
Zaikha Magazine (Features)

Copywriting:

MagpieMultimedia.com (website)
Preeti Chotai (beauty website)
Leaflet for International Crafts Exhibition

Editing experience:

Asiana.TV (Website Content and Newsletter Editor)
Fete: A Craftzine (launched April 2009)
Popular Crafts Magazine
Student Life Magazine
London Unlocked (e-newsletter for the London Development Agency)
Weekly Update (e-newsletter for the London Development Agency)

Sub-Editing:

Various publications