Ayanna Gillian Lloyd is a writer from Trinidad & Tobago. Her work has been published in The Caribbean Writer, Moko Magazine, Small Axe, Poui, PREE, Callaloo and Anomaly. She is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia and is now a postgraduate researcher in Creative-Critical Writing at UEA. She is a contributor to Colonial Countryside: National Trust Houses Reinterpreted, forthcoming from Peepal Tree Press in 2021 and her debut novel The Gatekeepers will be published by Hamish Hamilton (UK) Doubleday (US) and Bond Street Books (Canada) in 2022.