afshan is the Sky Writes Writer-In-Residence for Rotherham.

Sky Writes is a pioneering writing for television programme created by New Writing North and Sky Studios. The programme is looking to find new television writers from under-represented backgrounds and encourage them to develop their creative and professional skills.

Sky Writes is produced by New Writing North and Sky Studios.

New Writing North is the writing development agency for the North of England. We are based in Newcastle and work across the North of England with writers at all levels of experience and at all stages of their careers.

Sky Studios develops, produces and funds original drama, comedy and documentary for Sky, including Sky Originals such as Emmy-nominated Chernobyl, Bafta-winning Patrick Melrose and international hits Babylon Berlin and Riviera.