Sharon Millar

THE AMERICAS - Trinidad and Tobago

Sharon Millar

Sharon Millar is a Trinidadian writer. Millar won the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the 2012 Small Axe Short Fiction Award. In 2015, she published her first collection of short stories The Whale House and other stories (Peepal Tree Press 2015). The collection was shortlisted for the fiction component of the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. Her work has appeared in Granta, The Manchester Review, Small Axe, WomanSpeak, Griffith Review, PREE, and other publications. Millar’s stories have been anthologized in Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean (Akashic Books), Thicker than Water, A New Anthology of Caribbean Writing, (Peekash Press 2018) and The Peepal Tree Book of Contemporary Caribbean Short Stories in November 2018. Millar holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University. She has been a visiting lecturer at the Sierra Nevada Low Residency program and has taught creative writing at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. Millar lives and works in Trinidad and is currently at work on her first novel.

By Sharon Millar