Ayanna Gillian Lloyd is a writer from Trinidad & Tobago. She was shortlisted for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize and received the second-place prize in the Small Axe Literary Competition. Her work has been published in The Caribbean Writer, Moko Magazine, Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, Poui: Cave Hill Journal of Creative Writing, University of the West Indies, PREE and Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters.

She is a graduate of the MA Creative Writing Prose Fiction at the University of East Anglia and is a current PhD Creative-Critical Writing researcher also at UEA.