Immanuel Mifsud teaches literary theory and Maltese literature at the University of Malta. He has published seven poetry collections and seven prose works. He has also published a collection of stories for children and book of lullabies. Immanuel Mifsud won the National literary award in 2002 for his short story collection Sara Sue Sammut’s Strange Stories. His academic work focuses mostly on bodily representations in Maltese literature. Several works by Mifsud have been translated and published in various European languages.