Taya Reid is a professional storyteller, writer and photographer on Whadjuk Noongar Boodja. She was recently awarded as one of Centre for Stories’ 2022 Writing Fellows.
Since receiving her first writing accolade from Tim Winton at seventeen, Taya’s short fiction has gone on to long-list, short-list and win a variety of Australian and International writing contests and awards. Her work is published in anthologies including the recent Reset, for the Hawkeye Sydney Hammond Memorial prize. Taya is a regular contributor to Perth Happenings and margaretriver.com and her latest feature is in print in the Autumn/Winter Tales & Trails magazine.
Taya is working on her first novel and can be found knee deep in the Indian Ocean most evenings, documenting Perth families at play.