Kamil Naicker is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cape Town, where she received her B.A. (Hons) in English Literature. She was awarded her MA in English Literature from the University of Leeds in 2011. Her research interests include postcolonial and diaspora fiction, as well as the work of the Brontes and William Blake. Her thesis focuses on the role of the returnee detective in Postcolonial crime fiction.