Noemí Pereira-Ares works in the Department of English, at the University of A Coruña. She graduated from the University of A Coruña in 2009 and received an MA in English Studies (2010) and a PhD in English Literature (2015) from the University of Santiago de Compostela. Her research interests include migrant literature(s) in English, postcolonial, diaspora and transcultural studies, and the sociological study of dress in literature. Her work has appeared in international peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Postcolonial Writing and Journal of Commonwealth Literature, and she has recently published a monograph entitled Fashion, Dress and Identity in the Narratives of the South Asian Diaspora: From the Eighteenth Century to Monica Ali (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).