Deidre Gantt

Deidre Gantt

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Deidre R. Gantt is a journalist, essayist, poet, and playwright who uses these forms mainly to explore and express personal and collective trauma, healing, and empowerment in the African Diaspora. Her work has appeared in numerous websites, newspapers and anthologies and on stages throughout the United States as well as in Canada and Ghana. She is also the author of Border Crossing: a poetic memoir, which chronicles her upbringing in Washington, D.C. and experiences as a transplant in New Orleans, Louisiana and returnee in Ghana's central region.