• Yanique, Tiphanie

    Yanique, Tiphanie

    Tiphanie Yanique (b. 1978) was born in the Caribbean and now lives in New York. She writes fiction and poetry and her collection Wife won the Forward/Felix Dennis Prize in the UK for Best First Collection in 2016.  She had started writing it in 2000. She has commented that poets use language and form ‘to find a way to say something anew.’


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