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Shivanee Ramlochan · June, 2020

Shivanee Ramlochan is a Trinidadian poet and literary critic. Ramlochan’s poetry has been featured in the 2015 anthology Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets From the Caribbean (Peekash Press), and she was shortlisted for the 2015 Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize in Poetry. Her first full-length collection, Everyone Knows I Am a Haunting, is forthcoming from Peepal Tree Press in 2017.

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Latest posts by Shivanee Ramlochan from June, 2020

24 June 2020

Old statues, new maps

The Bridge

"It's not an action that Columbus' local devotees ever imagined enacting: for them, the old map not only rules, but should always rule, no matter how much blood drenches it."

3 June 2020

‘To speak of George Floyd, it is necessary to speak of my own failures’

The Bridge

"I think of. . . all the times I've bitten my tongue while my uncles raged on about the grotesquerie of blacks, their laziness, their ineptitude, their savagery."

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