LONSDALE was born in 1955 in England. She moved to Spain some years
ago and studied English philology at the University of Barcelona. After
completing a postgraduate course in Postcolonial Studies she became
interested in South Asian literature, particularly the literature of
Pakistan. Having completed an M.A., for which she researched the history
of Pakistani literature, she is now working on her doctoral thesis concerning
the question of identity and diaspora in Pakistani writers.