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Malachi McIntosh

Lecturer in British Black and Asian Literature, Queen Mary University of London

Malachi McIntosh is editor and publishing director of Wasafiri. He previously co-led the Runnymede Trust’s award-winning Our Migration Story project and spent four years as a lecturer in postcolonial literature at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of Emigration and Caribbean Literature (2015) and the editor of Beyond Calypso: Re-Reading Samuel Selvon (2016). His fiction and non-fiction have been published widely, including in the Caribbean Review of Books, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, The Guardian, The Journal of Romance Studies, Research in African Literatures, and The Cambridge Companion to British Black and Asian Literature.


  • 2019–present
    Emeritus professor, Wasafiri/Queen Mary Univeristy of Lodon
  • 2015–2019
    Lecturer, Cambridge