Proma Tagore

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Proma Tagore
Born Kolkata, India
Occupation poet, editor
Nationality Canadian
Period 2000s-present
Notable works language is not the only thing that breaks

Proma Tagore is a Canadian poet and editor, who was awarded an Honour of Distinction from the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT writers in 2014.[1]

Born in Kolkata, India, Tagore emigrated to Canada with her family at the age of four.[2] She resides in Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia.[2]

She has published a poetry collection, language is not the only thing that breaks, and a non-fiction work of literary analysis, The Shapes of Silence: Writing by Women of Colour and the Politics of Testimony.[1] She was also editor of In Our Own Voices: Learning and Teaching Toward Decolonisation, an anthology of essays by students and educators on the subject of racial discrimination and decolonization.[1]

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