Sharma Taylor

Sharma Taylor

Sharma Taylor is a Jamaican writer and lawyer living in Barbados. She has been the recipient of the 2020 Wasafiri Queen Mary New Writing Prize, the 2020 Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Award and the 2019 Bocas Lit Fest’s Johnson and Amoy Achong Caribbean Writers Prize.  She was previously shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in 2018 and 2020.  Her debut novel, What A Mother’s Love Don’t Teach You, is scheduled to be published by Virago (part of Little Brown) in the UK in summer 2022.