Sharifa Petersen Tadini Rybolt is a writer and artist living in London. Her first novel was awarded a distinction by her MA supervisor, Will Self, and is currently studying for a PhD in postcolonial travel writing. She has written fiction and non-fiction for a number of publications including Smoking Jewel, Pygmy Giant, Synchronized Chaos, Leopardskins & Limes, VIDA, and The Internationalist.