Ankhi Mukherjee is Professor of English and World Literatures at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Wadham College. Her books include Unseen City: The Psychic Lives of the Urban Poor (2021), which has won Columbia University's Robert S. Liebert Award, and What Is a Classic? Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon (2014), which won a British Academy prize. She has co-edited A Concise Companion to Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture (2024) and edited After Lacan (2018). She is currently writing A Very Short Introduction to Postcolonial Literature (2024).