Throwing it back to Mostly Lit!

The anniversary celebrations continue! We’re throwing it back to Siana’s first appearance on Mostly Lit podcast! Did you know that she was their very first special guest? Fast forward a year later and they are an award winning podcast, they are verified on Twitter, certified by iTunes, have a third host, listeners worldwide and have chinwagged with guests like Nikesh Shukla, Alex Wheatle, JJ Bola, and Suli Breaks to name just a few, and will be one of the headliners of the UK’s first ever podcast festival showcasing a diverse range of voices in the space, Shout Out Live – what a difference a year makes!

Listen to Siana’s episode here – lots of laughs, lots of fun, and lots of excitement surrounding the release of ‘Elephant’.

Siana Bangura

Siana Bangura is a writer, poet, performer and producer hailing from South East London. She is the author of critically acclaimed debut collection, 'Elephant', a book of poetry meditating on Black British womanhood and life growing up in London and the founder and former editor of No Fly on the WALL. Siana is the producer of '1500 & Counting', a documentary film investigating deaths in custody in the UK. With experience in indie publishing, journalism, and campaigns under her belt, Siana’s wide portfolio of work focuses on bringing voices on the margins to the centre. To find out more about Siana's work visit: And catch her tweeting at @Sianaarrgh