Winnie Chan

Winnie Chan, PhD

Associate Professor

(804) 827-8314

Hibbs Hall, 900 Park Ave., room 314

Postcolonial Literature


  • PhD, University of Virginia
  • AB, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests

  • World Anglophone postcolonial literature
  • British literature after 1832

Select Publications

  • “The Yellow Book Circle and the Culture of the Literary Magazine.” Cambridge History of the English Short Story. Ed. Dominic Head. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2016. 118–134.
  • Entries for “Heinemann African Writers Series” and “Timothy Mo,” Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies. 3 vols. Eds. Harry Schwarz and Sangeeta Ray. Chichester, UK and Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. 2: 711–716, 1083–1085.
  • “London in Fiction.” Blackwell Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction. 3 vols. Ed. Brian W. Shaffer. Oxford: Blackwell, 2011. 1: 232–237.
  • “The Curry Capital in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane.” South Asian Review 32 (2011): 139–160.


  • The Economy of the Short Story in British Periodicals of the 1890s. London: Routledge, 2007. (eBook, 2011; paperback, 2014)