Her work has appeared in Small Axe and The Caribbean Writer and in New Caribbean Poetry: An Anthology (ed. Kei Miller, Carcanet, 2007.
She is a Cave Canem Fellow and a past participant in Callaloo Creative Writing Workshops.
She Who Sleeps With Bones was named a 2009 Jamaican bestseller Jamaica Gleaner: Local books did it big in 09
Watch a short film by Roxana Vilk featuring Jamaican poet Tanya Shirley, commissioned for the Commonwealth Games in Scotland 2014.
Author photograph © Laura McDonald.
Titles featuring Tanya Shirley
Book reviews for Tanya Shirley
- The Merchant of FeathersPrice: £8.99
Review written by Shivanee Ramlochan for Caribbean Beat Review written by Shivanee Ramlochan for Caribbean Beat Review written by Montague Kobbe for The Daily Herald (Sint Maarten)
- She Who Sleeps With BonesPrice: £7.99
Review written by Carl Phillips