Vahni Capildeo is a Trinidadian writer of poetry and prose. She has worked in academia, at the Oxford English Dictionary, and with Commonwealth Writers, the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation.

Her books include ‘Utter’ (Peepal Tree, 2013) and ‘Measures of Expatriation’ (Carcanet, forthcoming 2016). Current projects include a collaboration with Jeremy Noel-Tod for Steven Fowler’s ‘Camarades’ reading series, and Dante reworkings for Peter Hughes’s Oystercatcher Press.