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Delia Jarrett-Macauley, the youngest daughter of a Sierra Leone family, is the author of the novel Moses, Citizen and Me, which won the 2005 Orwell Prize, and The Life of Una Marson 1905-65. She has made programmes for BBC radio, taught Women’s Studies and Literature at the universities of London and Kent, and is on the faculty of IES Abroad (London). Delia has edited two pioneering collections about race: Reconstructing Womanhood, Reconstructing Feminism: Writings on Black Women and Shakespeare, Race and Performance: The Diverse Bard. She was the Historical Advisor for the women of colour Richard II at Shakespeare’s Globe, London, 2019, a contributor to Margaret Busby’s New Daughters of Africa and Chair of the Caine Prize for African Writing from 2015-2018.

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