About the author
Joan Anim-Addo, who was born in Grenada in the Caribbean, is a professor of Caribbean literature and culture and Director of the Centre for Caribbean Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she also teaches courses in other African Diaspora literatures and cultures. She is the founding editor of Mango Season, the journal of Caribbean women’s writing. Her publications include Touching the Body: History, Language, & African Caribbean Women’s Writing, Framing the Word: Gender and Genre, and other critical books in the field as well as volumes of her creative writing, Imoinda, Haunted by History, and Janie, Cricketing Lady. She is co-editor of I Am Black, White, Yellow: An Introduction to the Black Body in Europe, Interculturality and Gender, and Affects and Creolisation, a special issue of The Feminist Review.