Colin Grant is a historian, author and BBC producer. His books include Negro with a Hat, a biography of Marcus Garvey; I and I The Natural Mystics Marley, Tosh and Wailer; and his latest, A Smell of Burning: the Story of Epilepsy. Grant’s memoir of growing up in a Caribbean family in 1970s suburbia, Bageye at the Wheel, was shortlisted for the PEN/Ackerley Prize. He has written numerous BBC radio documentaries including A Fountain of Tears, focusing on the last days of Federico Garcia Lorca. He is a regular contributor to the Guardian and Granta Magazine and is a tutor of Creative Writing at Arvon and City University.