Farrah was born in Pakistan and brought up in London. She writes plays, short stories and is currently working on her first novel. She took part in Kali Theatre TalkBack (2014/2015) and the Royal Court Theatre (2015) playwriting groups. Her short stories have been published in Five Degrees: The Asian Writer Short Story Prize (2012), Against the Grain (2013), Beyond the Border (2014), Love Across a Broken Map (2016), Dividing Lines: The Asian Writer Short Story Prize (2016) and The Leicester Writes Short Story Prize (2017) anthologies. She was a finalist in the Writeidea Short Story Prize (2014 and 2015). She is a member of The Whole Kahani collective.