Morag Styles retired in 2014 as Professor of Children’s Poetry at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge, and is an Emeritus Fellow of Homerton College. She is the author of numerous books and articles including, From the Garden to the Street: 300 Years of Poetry for Children (1998); co-author (with Evelyn Arizpe) of Reading Lessons from the Eighteenth Century: Mothers, Children & Texts (2006) and Children Reading Picturebooks:Interpreting Visual Texts (2016); co-editor of Poetry and Childhood with Louise Joy & David Whitley (2010); co-author (with Martin Salisbury) of Children’s Picturebooks:The Art of Visual Storytelling (2012). She was director of the Caribbean Poetry Project, a collaboration with The University of the West Indies, 2010-15, and was co-editor (with Beverley Bryan) of Teaching Caribbean Poetry (2013). She has curated two exhibitions for the Fitzwilliam Museum on the history of reading, 1995, and children’s picturebooks, 2000, and one for the British Library in 2009 (with Michael Rosen) on the history of children’s poetry. She is currently writing a childhood memoir set in Scotland and India.