Sewanee: University of the South
Voices in Verse: Perspectives on Postcolonial Women Writing
The Bahamas, Jamaica, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, Nigeria, United Kingdom
How do women poets in postcolonial states relate to their home countries? What challenges do they encounter, living and writing in the colonial shadow and language? I will explore how poetry helps women poets in countries colonized by Great Britain find their voices, while cultivating my own poetic voice.