Jeda Pearl

Jeda Pearl is a Scottish Jamaican writer and Co-Director of the Scottish BPOC Writers Network. In 2022, she was shortlisted for the Sky Arts RSL Award and longlisted for the Women Poets’ Prize. Art installations include Windrush Legacy Creative Reflections (2023), Caledonian Biotech Library, 3033 (2022) and Acts of Observation (2021). Jeda’s poems and stories appear in several anthologies and her debut poetry collection, Time Cleaves Itself, is forthcoming from Peepal Tree Press. Find her online at