Dr Aroosa Kanwal is an Associate Professor in English Literature in the Department of English at Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan. She held a postdoctoral fellowship at Lancaster University, UK, from 2018 to 2020. She is the author of several notable works, including ‘Contemporary Pakistani Speculative Fiction and the Global Imaginary: Democratizing Human Futures’ (Routledge, 2023), ‘Rehumanizing Muslim Subjectivities: Postcolonial Geographies, Postcolonial Ethics’ (forthcoming, Routledge, 2024), ‘The Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing’ (Routledge, 2019), and ‘Rethinking Identities in Contemporary Pakistani Fiction: Beyond 9/11’ (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2015). Notably, ‘Rethinking Identities’ received the KLF-Coca-Cola award for the best non-fiction book of the year in 2015. Dr Kanwal is also the recipient of the 2018 UK Alumni Professional Achievement Award and was a finalist for the UK Alumni Culture and Creativity Award in 2023.