Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017, reader – Yashika Graham

Photo credit: Pride Ja Magazine


Yashika Graham is a Jamaican writer and poet. Her poems have been accepted by magazines including The Caribbean Writer, POUi, Cordite Review, Spillway and Moko Magazine.

She has covered arts and culture for Susumba Magazine and read in Jamaica, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Panama.

She is an alumna of the Drawing Room Project’s 2016 Writers’ Retreat under the tutelage of Prof. Emeritus Edward Baugh, as well as the Kahini Writers Retreat. A gold medal and Noteworthy Writer award recipient in the 2016 JCDC Creative Writing competition, Graham is working on her first collection, and in 2016, released a short film presenting the poem, Directions From The Border. She is an executive member of the Poetry Society of Jamaica and has hosted its monthly poetry fellowships.


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