Sharine Taylor

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Sharine Taylor is an Afro-Jamaican, Toronto-based digital content creator, artist, writer, editor and academic. With a body of academic research and freelance work centred around intersectional analyses of Jamaica's cultural production, identity, diaspora, and (mis)representations of Black and Afro-Caribbean bodies, she ensures her work is situated within anti-colonial, anti-oppressive and anti-racist frameworks. She can be found at @shharine on all social platforms and via her website,


Cover Photo: photo by Sunny Sol/flickr
My Grandmother’s Patois and Other Keys to Survival

​Patois was our secret,​ allowing us to be in the English world and ​then escape to Jamaica through language.

Feb 13, 2018