Dr Lesley Wylie
Lesley Wylie is Associate Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Leicester. She is the author of the books, Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks: Rewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva (Liverpool University Press, 2009); Colombia’s Forgotten Frontier: A Literary Geography of the Putumayo (Liverpool University Press, 2013); and The Poetics of Plants in Spanish American Literature (Pittsburgh University Press, 2020). She is particularly interested in the intersections between literature and the environment, with a focus on the Amazon, Cuba, and more recently Argentina. She is currently working on a book project about the Anglo-Argentine author and naturalist, W. H. Hudson. She is Senior Associate Editor of the Bulletin of Spanish Studies.