Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu is a Zimbabwean scholar, writer and filmmaker. She holds a PhD in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University. While a PhD candidate her essay, ‘“Body’ of Evidence: Saartjie Baartman and the Archive”, was published in an edited anthology titled Representation and Black Womanhood: The Legacy of Sarah Baartman by Palgrave-MacMillan. Siphiwe has a MA in African Studies and a MFA in film from Ohio University. While a film student, she made a short film entitled “Graffiti” that won the Silver Dhow at the Zanzibar International Film Festival. Siphiwe received her BFA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College. The Theory of Flight is her first novel.