Nouritza Matossian is a writer, actress, broadcaster and human rights activist. She writes on the arts, contemporary music, history and Armenia. She spent her childhood in Cyprus with her Armenian family and continued her education in England in Philosophy, Music and Theatre. She speaks nine languages. She broadcasts on the BBC and contributes to newspapers and magazines including: The Independent, The Guardian, The Economist and The Observer. She is currently enjoying an MA in Creative Writing at Birkbeck and is hosting a Writer’s Workshop in Cyprus in April 2012.