Bocas Lit Fest

Measures of Expatriation

Country of Authorship: Trinidad & Tobago
Author: Vahni Capildeo
Genre: Poetry

Publisher: Carcanet

Publication Year: 2016

Synopsis

Winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection and Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize (2016). In Measures of Expatriation Vahni Capildeo’s poems and prose-poems speak of the complex alienation of the expatriate, and address wider issues around identity in contemporary Western society

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