Pumla Dineo Gqola is an associate professor of African literary and gender studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. She is the author of "What Is Slavery to Me?" and the editor of "Regarding Winnie: Feminism, Race and Nation in Global Representations of Winnie Madikizela Mandela." She has written nonfiction and opinion pieces for "City Press," "Pambazuka," "Mail & Guardian," and the "Weekender" as well as the British publications "BBC Focus on Africa," "Drum," and "SABLE." Her short stories have appeared in literary journals and books published in South Africa, the United States, and the UK.