Vahni Capildeo is a Trinidadian Scottish poet whose most recent publications, Skin Can Hold (Carcanet, 2019) and Odyssey Calling (Sad Press, forthcoming), were completed thanks to a Douglas Caster Cultural Fellowship in Poetry at the University of Leeds, and a visiting UNESCO Creative Writing Fellowship at the University of East Anglia.

Karen Mow is a research specialist, adjunct associate professor at the University of Canberra, and director of The Research Edge.