New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Nabina Das, Reid Mitchell, Mia Ayumi Malhotra, Ricky Garni and Vinita Agrawal

Nabina Das

“Eyes”, a short story by Nabina Das, is now available in Open Road Review. A squall gets the power out.
|| Nabina Das’s poetry was published in Issue #10 of Cha.



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Reid Mitchell

“Sea Shells”, a new poem by Reid Mitchell, is featured in Reprint Poetry. What if the circus arrives?
|| Read Reid Mitchell’s Cha profile.


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Mia Ayumi Malhotra

Mia Ayumi Malhotra’s  “[A MECHANICAL BEEPING FILLS THE SPACE]” is available in DIAGRAM. A woman touches her eyes with a white tissue.
|| Mia Ayumi Malhotra’s poetry was published in issue #15 of Cha. 

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Ricky Garni
Ricky Garni‘s poem “Barbara Stanwyck” is available in Commas and Colons. Would do anything to please a man.
 || Ricky Garni’s poem “Literal Translation of Korean Ideograms” was published in Issue #16 of Cha and was creatively responded on A Cup of Fine Tea. His poem “Tarsier” was published in Issue #18 of Cha and was discussed on A Cup of Fine Tea.

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Vinita Agrawal
Vinita Agrawal’s poem “Mortakka”is included in the anthology entitled The Poetry of Yoga, which was released to mark the special date of 12/12/12 by One Community. More information about The Poetry of Yoga can be found here. Half the proceeds from the book will go to One Community. 
 || Vinita Agrawal’s poetry was published in Issue #16 and Issue #17 of Cha.

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New updates on 7 Cha contributors: Lyn Lifshin, Ricky Garni, Nabina Das, Anindita Sengupta, Sumana Roy, Nikesh Murali and Rumjhum Biswas

Lyn Lifshin and Ricky Garni

The April 2012 issue of Pirene’s Fountain is now available and Lyn Lifshin is one of the featured poets. Read her “Reading Song to a Sea Gull” and “I Think I Understand” as well as an interview with her. Ricky Garni‘s poem “Before You Go” is also featured in the new issue. Has he made you rethink your reaction to Rumi?
|| Lyn Lifshin’s poetry was published in issue 4 and issue 10 of Cha.
|| Ricky Garni’s poetry was published in Issue #16 of Cha. 


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Nabina Das, Anindita Sengupta, Sumana Roy, Nikesh Murali and Rumjhum Biswas

The April 2012 issue of The Four Quarters Magazine, guest edited by Nabina Das (there is an editorial by Nabina), is now out! It features poetry by Anindita Sengupta (“How to Make a Cup”, “Grihapravesh”, “The Smell of Water”, pp. 9-10) and Sumana Roy (“Anger”, “Lunch”, pp. 38-39); creative non-fiction by Sumana Roy (“In the Chicken’s Neck”, pp. 57-63); and fiction by Nikesh Murali (“The Note”, p. 83) and Rumjhum Biswas (“Old Man Sitting on a South Kolkata Park Bench, Ruminating”, pp. 87-90).
Read the entire issue here.
|| Nabina Das’s poetry was published in Issue #10 of Cha.
|| Anindita Sengupta‘s poetry was published in issue #3 of Cha.
|| See Sumana Roy’s Cha profile.
|| Nikesh Murali’s fiction was published in issue #8 of Cha.
|| See Rumjhum Biswas’s Cha profile. 


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New updates on 6 Cha contributors: Kristine Ong Muslim, Sridala Swami, Sumana Roy, Nabina Das, Anindita Sengupta and Ivy Alvarez

Kristine Ong Muslim

Kristine Ong Muslim‘s new collection of prose poetry and ekphrastic flash fiction We Bury the Landscape is now available for pre-ordering. Learn more about the book here
Kristine Ong Muslim’s poetry was published in issue #9 of Cha and her poem “Preface to a Pornographer’s Dirty Book” is discussed here.



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Sridala Swami, Sumana Roy, Nabina Das and Anindita Sengupta

The Spring 2012 issue of pyrta is now live and several Cha contributors have new poetry in it. Read Sumana Roy’s “Marriage: Mirror”, Nabina Das’s “Shiva of the Shantytown” and Anindita Sengupta’s “The Eye of Horus. The poetry in this issue was guest edited by Sridala Swami, whose has written a lovely note.

|| Read Sumana Roy’s Cha profile.
|| Nabina Das’s poetry was published in Issue #10 of Cha.
|| Anindita Sengupta‘s poetry was published in issue #3 of Cha.
|| Sridala Swami‘s poem “moments before they take him away” was published in issue #3 of Cha and discussed on A Cup of Fine Tea. 

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Ivy Alvarez

Read Ivy Alvarez’s poem “Seph” and an interview in the latest issue of Certain Circuits Magazine.

Read Ivy Alvarez’s Cha profile.  

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Sridala Swami, Aditi Rao, Nabina Das and Anindita Sengupta in Muse India

Four Cha contributors have new works published in the new issue of Muse India.

||| Sridala Swami’s  “Twisitng”, “Today’s Featured Sorrow” and “Synaesthetic”
||| Aditi Rao’s “The International Mango Festival”, “Sometimes, When Prayers are Shouted from Rooftops, the Echoes are the Answers” and “Athazagoraphobia”
||| Nabina Das’s “Family Survey”, “A Song for the Bihu-Waisted-Sister”, “Her Love”, “I Am the Second Earth, But”, “In Spite of Our Bad Days’ Splits” and “All things become islands…”
||| Anindita Sengupta’s “Speaking in Tongues”, “The Vivid Stream” and “I Am Not Part of Your Language”

Nabina Das and Steve Wing in Full of Crow

Nabina Das and Steve Wing have new works published in the Winter 2010 issue of Full of Crow. Read Nabna’s “A Face Like Ours”, “Airborne, Words Can Sing” and “Utterance From the Tongue of an Urn” and view Steve’s images “shorelight”, “light industry”, “sub(merging)” and “loitering” here
  • Nabina Das’s poetry was published in Issue #10 of Cha.
  • Steve Wing’s photography was published in issue #7 of Cha.

Nabina Das and Rohith Sundararaman at the Poetry with Prakriti Poetry Festival 2010

Nabina Das and Rohith Sundararaman will appear in the Poetry with Prakriti Poetry Festival this  December.

From the festival’s website:

Poetry with Prakriti is a two-week long festival of poetry held annually in Chennai to coincide with the famed Chennai music season. The festival brings together eminent and emerging poets, featuring readings to small, intimate audiences. These readings take place at several venues in the city, including colleges and cafeteria, IT parks and green public parks and spaces, and select shops and commercial establishments. The idea is to bring poetry closer to the public of Chennai. This year’s festival is the fourth edition.

  • Nabina Das’s poetry was published in Issue #10 of Cha.
  • Rohith Sundararaman’s poetry was published in Issue #8 of Cha.