Shivanee Ramlochan (she/her) is a Trinidadian poet and essayist. Her debut collection, Everyone Knows I Am a Haunting (Peepal Tree Press, 2017) was shortlisted for a 2018 Forward Prize for Poetry. Her second book, Unkillable, a hybrid essay/memoir narrative on Indo-Caribbean women’s disobedience, is forthcoming from Noemi Press in 2022. Her writing has appeared in Poetry, The Asian American Literary Review, The Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, and others. She is the Book Reviews Editor for Caribbean Beat Magazine and has written critically about Caribbean literature for the past decade. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Millay Arts, and the Catapult Caribbean Arts Grant. Shivanee’s first queer crush was Xena: Warrior Princess.