Christina Sharpe is Professor at Tufts University in the Department of English and programs in Africana and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her first book was Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects (Duke UP, 2010). Her second book, In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (Duke UP, 2016), was named in The Guardian and The Walrus as one of the best books of 2016, and was a finalist in nonfiction for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards. She is currently completing the critical introduction to The Collected Poems of Dionne Brand (1982-2010) and working on a monograph entitled Black. Still. Life. Sharpe has also recently published essays on the work of Arthur Jafa, Martine Syms, Luke Willis Thompson, and Emma Amos.