Ryhaan Shah

Ryhaan Shah was born and grew up in Guyana. She was educated there and in the United States, where she studied for a degree in journalism. For the next twenty years she travelled from the US to the UK and the Cayman Islands, working in the field of communications and journalism. She returned to Guyanan in 1997. Her first novel "A silent Life" was published in 2005 and has been the subject of several academic presentations at Caribbean Studies conference in North America and Europe.