Vahni Capildeo

Vahni Capildeo


Vahni Capildeo is a Trinidadian-British writer whose books include Measures of Expatriation (Forward Poetry Prizes, best collection; T.S. Eliot Prize, nomination), Simple Complex Shapes, and Utter. Capildeo enjoys cross-genre writing and interdisciplinary collaborations. She most recently created performances based on Hamlet, Euripides’s The Bacchæ, and Guyanese poet Martin Carter. Capildeo writes a regular column for PN Review.

Photo Credit: Haley Madden for the Poetry Society

Buy Vahni’s latest book, Measures of Expatriation

Events with Vahni Capildeo

Power of the Arts: From Propaganda to Free Speech

02 May 2017
7:30 pm
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave (entrance at the corner of Third Avenue) Brooklyn, NY. 2,3,4,5,B,Q,D,N,A to Atlantic Ave-Barclays, C to Lafayette Ave, G to Fulton st

The Poetry of Desire

04 May 2017
7:00 pm
Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY. 1, 2, 3, A or C lines to Chambers Street Station