The Mumbai Research Centre of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai is pleased to present Jashn e Dastaan e Mumbai 2023. The theme this year is “On The Streets” celebrating the city’s vivid street life. Haibun is a form of self-reflective prose-poetry invented by the 17th century Japanese monk-poet Matsuo Bashō. Since the late 19th century,…
Writers INK Screenwriting Lab 2022-23
So gleefully glad to be one of the 30 scholars, selected to participate in the Writers INK Screenwriting Lab 2022-23 – an intensive fellowship.For more details, click here.
In PosterSyndromes, waiting for these two events as I ant up preparations slowly but surely like the most lumbering ant with sugar and salt in her mouth. Thank you, Michelle Phillip, for your continued trust in my teaching abilities. Thank you, Gayatri Majumdar and Anju Makhija for your new and warm friendships.
APWT & me: Bangalore diaries, Nov 2022
APWT, Bangalore, November 2022 – just a gist. Facebook
Frontlist interviews me. [podcast]
In Frontlist’s latest episode I discuss words and writing.Listen in.https://hubhopper.com/episode/episode-14-rochelle-potkar-bombay-hangovers-1669977509
My interview with Team Kunzum (Travel cafe)
My interview with Team Kumzum of Kunzum Travel Cafe just went up, where I talk candidly about my writing states and spaces.I have marked Kunzum on my book-touring map for next year!Check it out here.
A discussion of Bombay Hangovers at NCPA, Mumbai, 11 November 2022.
All the Bombaywallahs, Mumbaikars, and Bomaikars, you are invited to NCPA’s Stuart Liff Collection Library on 11 Nov, 4:30 pm for a book discussion of Bombay Hangovers, and for chai thereafter. Will be in conversation with Uma Narain, Juilee Kamble, and Sujata Jadhav. You can choose to read your favorite story excerpts or ask questions…
My review of Mumbai Traps: Collected Plays in Rain Taxi
Rain Taxi holds my review of Mumbai Traps: Collected Plays by Anju Makhija. This comes in time like a box of Diwali sweets. Click here to read.
Flowers at the feet of Mumbai city.
I didn’t know I loved the City [of Mumbai] to bits. I didn’t know I loved Poetry to bits. At the Mumbai First event last evening I presented a retrospective of the last 75 years of Mumbai’s literature, ending with a wishlist that doesn’t stop there. Mumbai First makes things happen. Its Vision – Mumbai…
Bombay Hangovers at NCPA Library. Wanna come, Mumbaikars?!
Please keep 11 Nov, 4:30 pm free.I will be in conversation with Uma Narain and Sujata Jadhav over Bombay Hangovers, at NCPA’s Stuart-Liff Collection Library in the NCPA precincts.If you would like to dramatically read 2-paragraph-excerpts from Bombay Hangovers, drop me a line.