Isobreak v.22: Food Invokes Poetry Showcase
No matter if it’s breakfast, lunch or midnight snack time wherever you are in the world join Asia Pacific Writers & Translators and the New York Writers Workshop for a celebration of five amazing female poets and two of our most elemental forms of nourishment: poetry and food.
Introduced by chef de cuisine, TEDx speaker and author of the new poetry collection Woman by the Door Kashiana Singh and featuring poet, novelist, screenwriter, Iowa’s International Writing Program alumna and acclaimed pastry chef of such delicious books as Bombay Hangovers, Four Degrees of Separation and Paper Asylum Rochelle Potkar, the savory socially conscious poet, Usawa poetry editor, Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize winner and author of five books including Twilight Language Vinita Agrawal literary gourmand, former poet laureate of Suffolk County, Long Island, co-director of Matwaala: South Asian Diaspora Poetry Festival and author most recently of We are Not a Museum Pramila Venkateswaran and saveur, literary foodie and two-time winner of the Bridport Prize Elaine Chiew author of The Heartsick Diaspora and editor/compiler of Cooked Up: Food Fiction From Around the World.
MC’ed by Pushcart Prize winning poet, translator, and essayist Ravi Shankar known for his crisp delivery and perfectly poached poems. Bring your hungry minds!
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