Caroline Bergvall

Caroline Bergvall is a poet of French-Norwegian nationalities who has lived in England since 1989.

Caroline works across languages, media and art forms and her work takes the form of both published poetic works and performance, frequently of sound-driven projects. Her work has been commissioned and shown by such institutions as MoMA, the Tate Modern, and the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Antwerp. 
 
Bergvall’s books of poetry and hybrid writing include Strange Passage: A Choral Poem (1993), Goan Atom (2001), Fig (2005), Alyson Singes (2008), and Meddle English (2010). A former director of the innovative, cross-arts writing program at Dartington College, Bergvall has also taught at Cardiff University and Bard College. From 2007 to 2010, she was the Arts and Humanities Research Council Fellow in the Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Southampton.

Anthologies featuring Caroline Bergvall

Refugee Tales Part II

The sequel to Refugee Tales, telling the true stories of asylum seekers who’ve suffered at the hands of Britain’s policy of ‘indefinite detention’, in the form of a modern-day Canterbury Tales.