Joan Anim-Addo

Joan Anim-Addo is a Professor of Caribbean Literature and Culture at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is Director of the Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies. Her publications include the libretto, Imoinda, the poetry collections: Haunted by History, and Janie Cricketing Lady; as well as the literary history, Touching the Body: History, Language and African-Caribbean Women’s Writing.

In 2016 she was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award for “invaluable contributions to literature and to literary and cultural studies” by the leading US literary quarterly journal, Callaloo.