Gabeba Baderoon is a poet and scholar. She is the author of three poetry collections, The Dream in the Next Body (2005), The Museum of Ordinary Life (2005) and A Hundred Silences (2006). A selected volume of her poetry translated into Swedish, The Silence Before Speaking, was published in 2008. The Dream in the Next Body was named a Notable Book by the Sunday Independent and was a Sunday Times Recommended Book. A Hundred Silences was a finalist for the 2007 University of Johannesburg Prize and the 2007 Olive Schreiner Award. Baderoon is the recipient of the Daimler Chrysler Award for South African Poetry, and has held fellowships at the Nordic Africa Institute and Civitella Ranieri Foundation, and Writer’s Residencies at the University of Witwatersrand and the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study. She teaches Women’s Studies and African Studies at Pennsylvania State University, and is an Extraordinary Professor of English at Stellenbosch University. Her forthcoming collection is titled Axis and Revolution.
嘉貝巴‧巴德倫，詩人、學者。詩集The Dream in the Next Body（2005）是《週日獨立報》和《週日時報》推薦書籍。A Hundred Silences（2006）入選2007年約翰內斯堡大學詩歌以及2007年Olive Schreiner獎的決選名單。她的瑞典文詩集The Silence Before Speaking出版於2008年。另獲有Daimler Chrysler南非詩歌獎，取得Civitella Ranieri基金會以及北歐非洲研究所的獎學金，並曾於維瓦特斯蘭大學、斯特倫斯堡高等研究院任駐校作家。現於賓州州立大學任教女性研究、非洲研究等科目，並兼任斯特倫斯堡大學英文客座教授。她的下一本詩集名為Axis and Revolution。