• Smartt, Dorothea

    Smartt, Dorothea

    Dorothea Smartt (b. 1963) is a performance artist and poet of Barbadian heritage, based in South London. Her poetry draws upon Caribbean identities, memories and myth. She has published several collections of poetry, including most recently Ship Shape (Peepal Tree Press, 2011) and has been Poet in Residence at Brixton Market and Live Artist at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London.

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