Thalia Ostendorf is a Dutch-Surinamese writer and PhD candidate in Social Anthropology and Modern Languages at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Her research focusses on war literature and its influence on contemporary peace activism and remembrance practices in the U.K. and the U.S. Her other research interests include Caribbean literature—specifically Surinamese literature—and colonial legacies in the Caribbean and Europe.
She is a co-founder of feminist publishing house Chaos Publishers, now an imprint of Das Mag Publishers. She also writes articles and short stories, which have been published in places like Cotton Xenomorph, Cipher Magazine and The Satirist.