Sharon Leach

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Sharon Leach is a Jamaican writer and essayist. In addition to being a featured columnist for the Jamaica Observer, she is the coordinator and editor of that publication’s weekly literary arts supplement, “Bookends”. Her fiction has appeared in several journals, including: Jamaica Journal, Caribbean Writing Today and, most recently, AfroBeat Journal. Sharon Leach was one of the first recipients of a scholarship to the Calabash Writers Workshop and, in 2011, she was awarded the Musgrave bronze medal from the council of the Institute of Jamaica. Her first collection of short stories, What You Can’t Tell Him: Stories, was published in 2006.

More resources:

Contact StarApple Publishing for more information on What You Can’t Tell Him: Stories.

Read The Caribbean Review of Books‘s review.

Read The Trinidad Guardian‘s review.

Read Caribbean Writing Today‘s review.

Read “Sugar“, Sharon Leach’s story published in AfroBeat Journal.