Interviewers

Tyrone Ali is a PhD student in Linguistics at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. His interests and research centre on gender and language, and Men and Masculinities.

Jean Antoine-Dunne is a literary scholar in Literatures in English at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her interests include the intersections between film and literature, and the poetry of Derek Walcott.

Andre Bagoo is a journalist at the Trinidad and Tobago Newsday, and a published poet.

Rhoda Bharath is a PhD student in Cultural Studies at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her interests include race and creolisation in the Caribbean.

Ben Braithwaite is a Linguistics lecturer at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. His interests include signed languages and the evolution of language.

Ryan Durgasingh is an MPhil student in Literature at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. His research focuses on literary linguistics and the work of Ernest Hemingway and VS Naipaul.

Rhonda Harrison is a PhD student in Literature at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her research focuses on 19th century West Indian romance.

Barbara Jenkins is a graduate of the MFA (Creative Writing) programme at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. She has won several prizes for her short stories including the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

Barbara Lalla is a Professor Emeritus in literature and language at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her interests include language history, literary linguistics and early British literature. She is also a novelist.

Vladimir Lucien is an MPhil student in Cultural Studies at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. His poetry is also published in several international journals.

Vijay Maharaj is a literary scholar at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her interests include Caribbean cultures and their social, historical, global and political dynamics.

Paula Morgan is a literary scholar at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her research interests include Caribbean women’s writing, Cultural Studies and trauma in Caribbean literature.

Shivanee Ramlochan is a graduate of the Literatures in English programme at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. She is a literary reviewer for the Trinidad Guardian, Caribbean Beat, and her literary blog, Novel Niche.

Giselle Rampaul is a literary scholar in Literatures in English at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her interests include the intersections between British and Caribbean Literature, representations of childhood in Caribbean Literature, and the work of Sam Selvon.

Nicole Roberts is a lecturer in Spanish at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her research interests include Afro-Hispanic poetry and Women Studies.

Karen Sanderson-Cole is a PhD student in Literatures in English at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her interests include Caribbean romance and autobiographical writing.

Nicha Selvon-Ramkissoon is a PhD student in Linguistics at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. She also teaches full-time at the University of Trinidad and Tobago. Her research interests include educational linguistics and literary linguistics.

Geraldine Skeete is a literary scholar in Literatures in English at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Her interests include the scholarship of teaching and learning, literary linguistics and Anglophone Caribbean Literature.