Shivanee Ramlochan: Reviews Editor

“When I read, I journey far. Travel writing, whether describing the trek to Everest, or a different way to go home, takes me further with every page. With Panorama, the map’s broader than ever before. It turns out everyone’s got a story to tell: from the mountain expeditioner to the woman who does your nails in a downtown salon. In Panorama, the destination is everywhere, in everyone. This is travel writing, for me: journeying beyond the realm of the unexpected, and breathing in new stories at every port of call.

Shivanee is a literary reviewer and poet, and her work is featured in the anthology Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean. She’s the Deputy Editor of The Caribbean Review of Books, has received the Small Axe Literary Prize for Poetry, and was shortlisted for the 2015 Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize.

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