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Kate Haines is a DPhil student in the School of English at the University of Sussex. Her research explores the ways in which writing by Kenyan and Nigerian authors published since 2000 has intervened in the creation of cultural memory. In 2011 she presented on ‘Marketing Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun: Cultural Memory and the Making of Contemporary Writing’ at Spectres of World Literature, University of London and in 2012 on ‘Dialogue, Text and Memory: The Production and Reception of Literary Responses to the Post-Election Violence in Kenya’ at The Book in Africa, University of London. She was previously Head of Humanities at Palgrave Macmillan. She co-edits www.africainwords.com and is currently Associate Editor for the Kwani? Manuscript Project.