Elaine Savory has published widely on Caribbean and African literatures, including Jean Rhys (two books, a co-edited collection and many essays). She lived and worked for many years in Barbados and came to know the whole region. Her poem collection flame tree time was published in the Sandberry Press series (Kingston, Jamaica). In the past decade she has published in postcolonial ecocriticism and environmental humanities, including an essay on Rhys which explores her environments. She has just completed a memoir and a long essay on the breadfruit (botany, history and presence in human culture). In 2021, she retired from The New School as Emeritus Professor.