Kaiama L. Glover is Associate Professor of French and Africana Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is author of Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon (Liverpool UP 2010), co-editor of Marie Vieux Chauvet: Paradoxes of the Postcolonial Feminine (Yale French Studies 2016), and translator of Frankétienne’s Ready to Burst (Archipelago 2014). She has received awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mellon Foundation, and the Fulbright Foundation. Her translations of Marie Chauvet’s Dance on the Volcano (Archipelago) and René Depestre’s Hadriana in All My Dreams (Akashic) are forthcoming. She is a recipient of a 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant for her translation of Hadriana in All My Dreams.