Shakirah Bourne is a Barbadian author, filmmaker, lover of bacon and mangoes. She has written and produced four movies, including a thriller where she fell off the back of a moving vehicle trying to get a shot, and a comedy that she filmed during an earthquake and in a cave with bats.
She currently resides in Barbados, and spends most of her time staring out at the sea thinking about new stories to tell. Her debut middle grade contemporary fantasy, ME AGAINST THE SEA, will be published by Scholastic in 2021.
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