The history of Intimacy, Poems by Gabeba Baderoon
Kwela Books (2018)
Soft Cover, 74 pages
Gabeba Baderoon is an award-winning South African poet and scholar and the author of the poetry collections, The Dream in the Next Body, A Hundred Silences and The History of Intimacy, and the monograph Regarding Muslims: from slavery to post-apartheid (NIHSS Best Non-fiction Monograph Prize, 2017). Baderoon received the DaimlerChrysler Award for South African Poetry in 2005 and has held writing fellowships at the Nordic Africa Institute, Civitella Ranieri and the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study. She is a member of the editorial board of the African Poetry Book Fund, and is an Extraordinary Professor of English at Stellenbosch University. She teaches Women's Studies and African Studies at Pennsylvania State University.