Vahni Capildeo

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Vahni Capildeo was born in Trinidad and Tobago, but she has spent most of her time in the UK since 1991. Her books of poetry include: No Traveller Returns (2003), Person Animal Figure (2005), Undraining Sea (2009) and Dark and Unaccustomed Words (2012). She has also written prose pieces that appear in several collections such as Trinidad Noir (2008). She is a contributing editor of The Caribbean Review of Books.

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