About The Speaker
Shari Paul is a speculative fiction writer from Trinidad and Tobago. A clerk by day, Shari writes adventures in strange new worlds by night. Shari is published in FIYAH Literary Magazine and The Dark Magazine, and was awarded a creative writing prize for fiction by the University of the West Indies (2009.) Shari has a BA in Literatures in English, and is currently writing for a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at UWI.
Favorite Book Quote
“A lesson without pain is meaningless. That’s because no one can gain without sacrificing something. But by enduring that pain and overcoming it, he shall obtain a powerful, unmatched heart. A fullmetal heart.” – Hiromu Arakawa, Fullmetal Alchemist