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Vahni (Anthony Ezekiel) Capildeo

Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow 2017-19

Vahni (Anthony Ezekiel) Capildeo's newest work is Like a Tree, Walking (Carcanet, autumn 2021). Previous books include Utter (Peepal Tree, 2013), Simple Complex Shapes (Shearsman, 2015), and Measures of Expatriation (Carcanet, 2016; Forward Poetry Prize for Best Collection; T.S. Eliot Prize nomination). Her performances have engaged with Euripides, Shakespeare, and Martin Carter. She is currently collaborating with Sophie Seita on experimental feminist theatre, and with Chris McCabe for the AHRC-funded ‘Expanded Translation’ project (University of Bangor). Recent non-fiction appears in PN Review, adda (Commonwealth Writers) and Granta.