DL Williams

DL Williams has a poem, MAPping a new landscape, in What Meets the Eye? The Deaf Perspective.

DL is a deaf queer poet fluent in British Sign Language and English. Working with such different languages has inspired a deep interest in translation and how her work can be made accessible to signing and non-signing audiences. They have performed around the UK including at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Millennium Centre and the Albert Hall, as well as in America and Brazil. Their work has been published, most recently in Leaving, an anthology of award-winning poets (2020). Their poems cover many themes, from bilingualism to identity, to her beloved cats.