Adanna Shan

Adanna Shan

Author

Adanna is a British-West African writer based in Glasgow. She’s been writing for as long as she’s been reading and has a particular love for queer fiction centering Black and African protagonists. She was a mentee in the 2021 All Stories program and won second prize for text in the 2022 FAB Prize. Adanna is currently working on her debut novel: GUM, a young adult novel about friendship, first love, and family secrets for fans of Rise to the Sun and Love is a Revolution, which was shortlisted for the Unbound First competition in 2024, and a middle grade magical series.