Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, BASHY Magazine
Sharine Taylor is a Toronto-based music and culture writer and editor, and is also the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of BASHY Magazine: a quarterly print and digital publication made by and for Jamaica and its diaspora. Currently a contributing writer at Noisey, she has written on and about Jamaica and Caribbean music, culture and news, and her bylines have appeared on Dazed, Nylon, The FADER, Hazlitt, Shondaland, ReWire, BuzzFeed, Pitchfork, in addition to many other notable publications.
Sharine's Jamaican heritage largely informs her work and approach to media-making. Through BASHY Magazine, she intends to continue making editorial space for her community through the publication of her magazine that centres Jamaican identities and stories both on the island and in the diaspora. She also has aspirations to continue running BASHY's skill-based incubator and mentorship program, Uprising, that provides media makers of Jamaican heritage with tools needed to begin digital and print publishing.