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Vahni Capildeo: Poetry International Reading


Sunday 16 Jun 2019, 17:10 to 19:00
Location:

Jurriaanse Zaal
Kruisplein 30
3012 CC
Rotterdam
Netherlands

Description:

Poet and academic Vahni Capildeo lives in both Trinidad and Scotland. Also their poetry transcends boundaries and genres. Their work is multilingual, spatial and polyphonic. Capildeo's award-winning collection of Measures of Expatriation from 2016 explores the feeling of being at home and not at home. Venus as a Bear (2018) is their eighth and most recent collection in which existing places and people play an important role. The poems are layered, very precise and always have a strong compositional power. Capildeo has a PhD in translation theory and old Norwegian literature.

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