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Vahni Capildeo

- Trinidad and Tobago

Vahni Capildeo

Vahni Capildeo is a Trinidadian British freelance writer and researcher with interests in cross-genre and collaborative work, multilingualism, performance, and place. Her most recent book, Measures of Expatriation (Carcanet, 2016) won the Forward Poetry Prize for Best Collection and was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. She writes a regular report for PN Review and is a contributing adviser for Blackbox Manifold.


Author photo © Georgina Popplewell 

By Vahni Capildeo