Jeda Pearl

Jeda Pearl is a Scottish writer and poet. In 2019, she was awarded Cove Park’s Scottish Emerging Writer Residency and was shortlisted for the Moniack Mohr Bridge Awards. She’s a member of the Writers of Colour Group at the Scottish Poetry Library, committee member of the Scottish BAME Writers Network and contributing editor for The Selkie. Jeda’s short fiction has been shortlisted for the Cambridge Prize, Momaya Press, Yellow Room and Words with Jam awards and her poems and short stories appear in anthologies published by TSS Publishing, Tapsalteerie and Shoreline of Infinity. Find her online @jedapearl or

Head and shoulders shot of Jeda Pearl, smiling, against a background of grass as if she's lying on a lawn