Minoli Salgado

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Minoli Salgado is a writer and academic who teaches English literature at the University of Sussex. Born in Malaysia, raised in Sri Lanka and South East Asia and educated mainly in England, she has published widely on migrant studies and diasporic literature.

She is the author of Writing Sri Lanka: Literature, Resistance and the Politics of Place (2007), the first monograph to situate Sri Lankan English literature in relation to postcolonial debates and contemporary cultural theory, and has also published poetry, short fiction and short story criticism internationally.

She has been on Wasafiri‘s Board since 2004.