Dr Carrie Gibson

Carrie grew up in the Deep South of the United States, but has lived in the UK for more than 20 years. She worked as journalist for the Guardian, and received a PhD in history from Cambridge. She has travelled extensively in North and South America and the Caribbean and is the author of El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America (Grove Press UK, 2019) and Empire’s Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day (Pan Macmillan, 2014).