Désirée Reynolds

Desiree Reynolds is an author. She was brought up in Clapham, London to Jamaican parents. 

Desiree is a broadcaster, creative writing workshop facilitator, DJ and mentor. She has had several short stories published in various publications, including A Generation Defining ItselfHair: A Journey into the Afro and Asian Experience,  Moss Side StoriesThe Suitcase Book of Love Poems  and Tangled Roots and  Closure: Contempory Black Bitish Stories, published by Peepal Tree Press, 2015. She is currently working on a collection of short stories.

Her first novel, Seduce, was published in 2013 to much acclaim from Peepal Tree Press.

She continues to work as journalist, writing book and film reviews, workshop facilitator, broadcaster and editor. Her latest work is as editor of the anthology Writing As Resistance, University Of Sheffield, 2018. Desiree is also a trustee with Racial Justice Network.

Anthologies featuring Désirée Reynolds

The Book of Sheffield

Evoking the past, present and future of Sheffield, this is a timely collection of stories from ten writers for whom the city of Sheffield is - or once was - home, and who have found its landscape and history, the city and its surroundings, ripe for creative interpretation.