Rukhsana Yasmin is Deputy Editor of Wasafiri and has worked in publishing as an editor for over ten years. She is the winner of the 2012 Kim Scott Walwyn Prize for Women in Publishing and in 2014 was named a Bookseller Rising Star. She has published widely at Saqi Books, Profile Books, Serpent’s Tail and Jacaranda—where she published Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s award winning Tram 83. She has since worked at Commonwealth Writers on projects including adda stories; the anthologies So Many Islands, with an introduction by Marlon James; and Safe House, a collection of essays from Africa edited by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey. She has judged several prizes and spoken at conferences on diversity in publishing, Muslim literature and international writing.