Mary Rokonadravu is a Fijian writer. She ran a prison writing programme in seven correctional facilities in Fiji’s capital, Suva, for four years, and edited the Pacific’s first anthology of prison writing, shedding silences, in 2008. She won the 2022 and 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for the Pacific region, and was shortlisted in 2017. She has been published in numerous anthologies by the University of London Press and Penguin Random House NZ in Vintage imprint among others. She is currently collating a collection of short stories and rewriting a novel.