Basudhara Roy Chatterjee’s comprehensive and poignant review in Borderless Journal of ‘Greening the Earth: A Global Anthology of Poetry’ (ed.: K. Satchidanandan and Nishi Chawla), published by Penguin Random House also makes mention of my poem ‘Confluence’ that she reads so resonantly. “Rochelle Potkar’s ‘Confluence’ raises concern regarding the legal personhood and rights of our…
En voyage to the Festival of Libraries | Ministry of Culture | Delhi 4-7 Aug & to speak on Day 2 on the importance of residencies & retreats for authors, translators, poets with Saudamini Deo, Chetan Mahajan, Shabnam Samuel, Victoria Dobritz, &Tara Khandelwal. #WritingCommunity
Faculty readings for Between The Lines program, International Writing Program, Iowa’s summer program for young writers. Oh, what a joy it has been to teach them haiku, haibun, free verse (Indian English Poetry), magic realism, short fiction, flash fiction, and screenwriting.What a pleasure to read alongside my fellow-faculty members. Between the Lines 2023 Virtual Faculty…
For the third consecutive year, a creative-writing teacher for IWP (International Writing Program), Iowa’s summer program: Between The Lines.Thank you, Christopher Merrill, Peter Gerlach, Alisa Weinstein, and Romeo Oriogun the current youth program coordinator for the invitation. So excited to meet and teach the students alongside amazing faculty colleagues!
Stories never die.Thank you Kabir Deb for your incisive and refreshing review. Thank you Saaranga Magazine for publishing it.Gratitude. Bombay Hangovers: The Unplugged Version of a City We Know as Bombay
Thank you Sammohinee Ghosh for your riveting questions about ‘Greening the Earth: A Global Anthology of Poetry (ed. K. Satchidanandan & Nishi Chawla). My poem Confluence appears in the anthology. Mid-day article.
So glad to be invited to the Yuvadhara/Youth Literature Festival 2023. Thank you, Benyamin Benny, Director of the festival, whose novels I have greatly enjoyed. Friends, who’s in Kochi around this time?
Thank you Monalisa Joshi for bringing forth this beautiful coffee table book that also holds my poems and an author interview. A coffee table book format is the first for me!!! Until now I have only been treasuring Mario Miranda’s coffee table book with unending visual delights and panels. Now I must get some cuppa!!
“You were chosen as one of the best poets translated to Macedonian language.” Raed Al-Jishi, poet and translator from Saudi Arabia and my IWP fellow-writer’s message to me last evening made my day, month, year! If at all we live in time or timelessness. I cherish these beautiful redeeming moments on a very long journey….