Jacqueline Rose is professor of Humanities and co-director at Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, University of London. A distinguished and influential academic and writer, she is internationally known for her writing on feminism, psychoanalysis, literature, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Her non-fiction books include Sexuality in the Field of Vision, The Haunting of Sylvia Plath, Proust Among the Nations and Women in Dark Times. Mothers – An Essay on Love and Cruelty will be published in April 2018 by Faber in the UK and Farrar, Straus in the US. She is also the author of a novel, Albertine, and writes regular essays and fiction reviews for the London Review of Books. She is a co-founder of Independent Jewish Voices in the UK and a Fellow of the British Academy.