Buzz buzz…

Recently, a para-sahitya (literary parasite) said to me – “Your poems have a long way to go …” I said “Of course! and I am working each day on bettering my craft. I don’t sit on laurels – appreciation or prizes, but I hope you too invest less time in my journey and look at…

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Poetry & taboo

It was wonderful discussing poetic forms – haiku, haibun, free verse yesterday at the workshop with Kena Shree, and reading immediate writings of participants. Taboo topics – infertility, menstruation, incest, molestation had space through poetry without squirming skirmishes of raised-eyebrows or blank faces. Mid-day coverage, thanks to the astute Dalreen Ramos.

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Asia’s first Feminist Poetry Fest

We are delighted to announce Asia’s first Feminist Poetry Fest. The festival is a celebration and showcase of the work of feminist poets from India and overseas. We are building a community of feminist writers, artists and leaders, united in their goal to end gender inequality through the power of storytelling and poetry. For more…

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Isolation Break, Episode 3 is here.

For those of yours who missed this session late last night, here it is: The New York Writers Workshop (NYWW) and Asia Pacific Writers and Translators (APWT) hosted the third chapter of Isolation Break, featuring international writers. This episode included Rochelle Potkar, Mags Webster, Kavita A. Jindal, Sara F. Costa and Usha Akella.   Isolation…

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