Chris Ringrose has a BA in English from the University of Cambridge and won a Canada Council Doctoral Fellowship to do his PhD at The University of Alberta. He was Assistant Professor of English at Dalhousie University, before moving to the University of North Carolina and the University of Northampton, where he was awarded the University’s prize for teaching excellence. He is currently Adjunct Associate Professor of English at Monash. His poetry has won awards in England, Canada and Australia, and he has published critical work on modern fiction, literary theory and children’s literature. Recent publications include New Soundings in Postcolonial Writing (2016; with Janet Wilson) and “Redreaming the World: The Poetry of Ben Okri” in Callaloo (2015). He co-edits the Journal of Postcolonial Writing, and the book series Studies in World Literature for Ibidem/Columbia University Press, and is a poetry reviewer for the Australian Poetry Journal.
Areas of interest
Postcolonial literature, South Asian fiction and poetry, Diasporic writing.