Sholeh Wolpé (1962- )

Sholeh Wolpé

Sholeh Wolpé (1962– ). Iranian-American women poets such as Sholeh Wolpé have sought to reshape ideas of identity, home, and language. In “The Outsider,” Wolpé says: I know what it’s like to be an outsider … // I know how English sounds / when every word is only music.