An interview with the Forward prize winning poet
Following the success of her latest collection, Measures of Expatriation, we interviewed Trinidadian-born poet Vahni Capildeo about what it means to be an expat, her Caribbean roots, and if there’s such a thing as British identity.
A poem from Measures of Expatriation
Who are the British? What are they like?
Let’s take a candid and totally prejudiced look at the British people, tongue firmly in cheek, and hope they forgive my flippancy or that they don’t read this bit.
But where has Home gone?
Mark Wilkins describes his first impressions on returning to the UK after fours years living in the south of Spain.