I’m the Founding Editor of Wasafiri and a Professor of Modern and Contemporary Literature at Queen Mary University of London.

I’ve written on Caribbean, Black, British and South Asian writing, particularly in Britain, and I’m finishing a biography called The Bloomsbury Indians.

Publications

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Writing Across Worlds: Contemporary Writers Talk

India in Britain: South Asian Networks and Connections, 1858–1950

Brave New Words: The Power of Writing Now

The Cambridge History of Black and Asian British Writing