Mateen Manek is a writer and poet from Toronto, Canada. He often writes about politics, culture and conflict on his blog the clearly illiterate cafe. He has produced four short films and released two musical albums. He also does calligraphy and has an interest in drama, poetry and music.
Mateen is also the co-founder and the creative director of the 30 Nights of Ramadan project, a website built to feature content surrounding the holy Islamic month of Ramadan. You can visit it by going to http://www.30nightsoframadan.com