Jasmine Sealy is a Barbadian-Canadian writer based in Vancouver, BC. Her work has been published in The New Quarterly, Adda Stories, Cosmonauts Avenue, GEIST, Room Magazine and Prairie Fire. She is a graduate of the MFA program in Creative Writing from UBC and is the former Prose Editor at PRISM international. Her short fiction has been shortlisted for several prizes including Prairie Fire’s annual fiction contest, the CBC Short Story Prize and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. In 2020 she won the UBC/HarperCollins Fiction Prize for The Island of Forgetting.