coolitude hauntings

Queer Coolitude hauntings in motion

Shivanee Ramlochan speaks of ghosts

'Everyone Knows I am a Haunting,' Peepal Tree Press 2017

Shivanee Ramlochan, author of Everyone Knows I Am a Haunting (Peepal Tree Press, 2017) writes a Coolitude poetics and achieves a dazzling sense of historical hauntings in her debut collection of poetry. The ghosts leap. Her collection quite literally includes duennes and jumbies as a way to write about the missing, the dispossession, and the longing for a wholeness that haunts her speakers.

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