Shanta Everington is the author of seven published books. Her latest releases are young adult dystopian novel, XY (Red Telephone Books), and poetry chapbook, Drowning in Cherryade (Bedouin Books).
Shanta was awarded an MA with Distinction in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2006. Her debut novel, Marilyn and Me, was developed on the course and published by Cinnamon Press in 2007. Shanta’s poems and short stories have been accepted for publication by various small presses, with a story shortlisted for The Bridport Prize.