Belinda Wheeler is an Associate Professor of English at Claflin University, South Carolina. Originally from Australia, Belinda completed her PhD in English at Southern Illinois University. Her research interests include Australian Aboriginal literature, African American literature, and twentieth-century American literature. She is the editor of A Companion to Australian Aboriginal Literature and A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott (Camden House/ Boydell & Brewer, 2013 and 2016 respectively), and she is the incoming editor of Antipodes: A Global Journal of Australian/New Zealand Literature, the official publication of the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies. Additionally, she has published chapters on Australian Aboriginal literature and interviews with authors Jeanine Leane and Ellen van Neervan (Antipodes 2014 and 2018). Outside of her Australian Aboriginal scholarship, Belinda has published articles on American modernist poets Lola Ridge and Gwendolyn Bennett in PMLA (Publications of the Modern Language Association of America), Modern American Poetry Site, and several edited collections. She is currently completing two books, Heroine of the Harlem Renaissance and Beyond: Gwendolyn Bennett’s Selected Writings (forthcoming Pennsylvania State University Press), and A Companion to the Works of Alexis Wright (under contract with Camden House/ Boydell & Brewer).