South African poet Gabeba Baderoon is the author of three poetry collections: A hundred silences (2006), which was a finalist for the University of Johannesburg Prize and the Olive Schreiner Award, The Dream in the Next Body (2005), and Silence Before Speaking (2005). She received the DaimlerChrysler Award for South African Poetry, and has held numerous fellowships internationally. Baderoon earned a PhD in English from the University of Cape Town, and is currently an assistant professor of Women’s Studies and African and African American Studies at Penn State University.
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