I’m thinking about the power of love during lockdown. Romantic poems that earlier faded against other themes, these days seem like the only recourse. Joao-Roque Literary Journal, Issue #16 / Edited by Selma Carvalho. What do you think? Click to view.
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21 March. World Poetry Day. As we reel pensive, holding our breaths between prayer and poetry, Makers India has incl. me in a compilation by Athira Nair ‘These 5 Women Poets From India Are Winning the World’. Click to read.
And my tribute to nature with video-poem ‘Anthill‘. When all else fails, love redeems. For Poetry Paradigm. #poetryparadigm #unesco #worldpoetryday #worldpoetryday2020 #coronavirus #stayathome For more poems, visit – https://www.facebook.com/pckc2i/
What joy to have my haibun ‘Palimpsest’ read and interpreted by four spectacular haijins/haibuneers whose works I have admired and included in my workshops. 4 interpretations. Review of Palimpset Maybe we should do this for more poetry?
A moment to celebrate. My first screenplay ‘A Brown Coat’ moves from quarter-finalist top 20% to semi-finalist top 10% from 1300 entries at the ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL SCREENWRITING COMPETITION 2020. The road ahead has to be sketched, of course. But time for glee. Click here.
Welcoming you, dear friends, to #APWT2020 Bengaluru India ‘Step Outside the Frame’ 24-26th November 2020 run in conjunction with host partner the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), and the Bangalore Literature Festival. For further updates, click. Come join in the fiesta of perspectives and panel discussions, networking and partnerships.
Last year I was mentor at the Summer Institute, Iowa city and it was such fun with the young and the supremely talented! Apply this year, if you are between 18-22 years old, from the U.S., India, and Pakistan for an immersive 2-week creative writing and cultural exchange program. The IWP Summer Institute – for…