Jane Bryce, Professor Emerita of African Literature and Cinema at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, is chair of fiction judges for the 2019 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. She has published cultural and literary criticism in a range of academic journals and essay collections, specializing in African and Caribbean popular and contemporary fiction, representations of gender, cinema and visual culture. She was director of the Barbados Festival of African and Caribbean Film (2002-07) and Barbados curator of the St Louis-based Africa World Documentary Film Festival (2009-2016). Formerly a freelance journalist and fiction editor, she is also a creative writer and teacher and a founding editor of Poui: Cave Hill Journal of Creative Writing. She has published fiction and creative non-fiction and has recently completed a memoir of Tanzania. Her published work includes the short story collection Chameleon.