Me@NFDC Film Bazaar, Goa 2023

So the Goa NFDC Film Bazaar was an overwhelming maiden experience with 2 of my projects selected in the Top 30 of the Book-to-Box Office vertical (BTBO). I remember going to HAF Hong Kong after my 2018 NFDC Screenwriter’s Lab, so I had missed Goa then. I met too many interesting new people and old…

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Writing in the age of AI: a workshop

Dear writers in Mumbai, see you on Saturday 4th November at Avid Learning @AvidLearning for an intriguing whole-day workshop on ‘Writing with AI’ by the co-founder of The Himalayan Writing Retreat – Chetan Mahajan (@chetanauthor), (@HimalayanWrite). [I too will give a small guest talk on AI + poetry.] Register soon. Limited seats. https://insider.in/writing-in-the-age-of-ai-where-text-meets-tech-nov4-2023/event

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My poem ‘Confluence’ in the review of ‘Greening the Earth: A Global Anthology of Poetry’.

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…

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Between The Lines 2023 Faculty Readings, IWP/Iowa

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…

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Teaching for IWP (International Writing Program), Iowa’s summer program: Between The Lines.

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!

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