About

Shyama Perera is a writer and broadcaster who regularly reviews newspapers on the BBC and new theatre for a number of outlets. The author of three novels, she edits and mentors new writers and teaches creative writing and blogging at City Academy in London.

Shyama is Chair of the South Asian Diaspora Arts Archive housed at Birmingham Museum and Gallery, and a trustee of the Youth United Foundation. She is a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund.