Taz Rahman is a Cardiff-based writer of poetry, short fiction, plays, and also a literary content creator for the Wales Books Council funded (2022) and Literature Wales commissioned (2020) Youtube poetry channel 'Just Another Poet'.
He was one of three judges for the inaugural Poetry Wales Pamphlet Competition 2021.
He is a poetry collection peer-reviewer for the Books Council of Wales and a regular reviewer for Poetry Wales.
He was one of 12 writers chosen by Literature Wales for the 2021 Representing Wales writer development programme award.
His plays, 'Three Sisters' and 'Ithaka' have been performed at The Gate arts centre in Cardiff.
In 2020, he was selected as one of seven emerging poets by Literature Wales for a week-long poetry masterclass with Gillian Clarke, and also by Writerz and Scribez for a six-week poetry mentorship with Caleb Femi.
He is the founder and general editor of the long-running legal news blog LawNewsIndex.
He is in the advisory board of the community arts promotion organisation Head4Arts.
In his other life, he is a professional photographer. His photographic depiction of political protests in South Wales has been widely published nationally and internationally and his fine art portraiture has been featured in group exhibitions for 'Made in Roath' in Cardiff, and West Bromwich.
His major interests outside of his writing and photographic practices include fine art, enlightenment philosophy, history of the late antique period, jazz, exploration of the natural world around South Wales, culinary flavours, and cats.