In this episode, Trinidadian/British poet and writer Vahni Capildeo.
Vahni Capildeo Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow at the University of Leeds. Her seven publications include Measures of Expatriation which won the 2016 Forward Poetry Prizes Best Collection award; Simple Complex Shapes, a sequence completed during the Judith E. Wilson Poetry Fellowship, University of Cambridge; and Utter inspired by her former job as a lexicographer at the Oxford English Dictionary. She enjoys cross-genre writing and interdisciplinary collaboration, and has created performances based on Shakespeare, Euripides, and Guyanese poet Martin Carter. She writes a regular column for PN Review.
IPSI’s Jen Webb interviewed Vahni while she was at the Poetry on the Move festival as international poet in residence
This episode hosted by Shane Strange
Sound production: Samuel Byrnand