Yashika Graham

Yashika Graham is a Jamaican writer, poet, performance artist, and teacher who has led workshops all over the Caribbean, United States, Panamá, Venezuela, and the United Kingdom.

View the short-film version of Yashika’s performance poem “Directions from the Border

The winner of the Mervyn Morris Prize, her poems have appeared in such magazines as The Caribbean Writer, POUi, Susumba’s Book Bag, Spillway, PREE, and Cordite, among others.

Enjoy an interview with Yashika, as she talks with Loop.

In recent years, Yashika Graham had led Kahini’s 2017 and 2018 writing workshops in Negril, Jamaica, as well as for the 2017, 2018, and 2019 sessions at the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference.

View the short-film version of Yashika’s performance poem “Time Travel.”
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