Speaking Feminist Literature
Curated by: The Cappuccino Adda & G5A
SOPHIA NAZ AND ANJALI PUROHIT IN CONVERSATION
A 2016 Pushcart Prize Nominee, Sophia Naz is an in-between, an inhabitant of hyphen. A South Asian-American poet and writer, with deep familial roots in Allahabad and Bhopal. She is obsessed with dismantling the concept of “otherness” into one big yarn. Consequently her writing dwells in the liminal, engaging with borders that are linguistic, cultural, religious, temporal, personal, geographical and metaphysical. Her poetry has been published in the print anthologies, Cactus Heart, Askew Poetry, Bank Heavy Press and Spilled Ink as well in a number of online journals including Poetry International, The Adirondack Review, The Daily O, Lantern Journal, Convergence Journal, AAJ, Zabaan, AntiSerious and Full Of Crow. Her books of poetry include 'Peripheries', Pointillism ( Copper Coin India) and Date Palms ( City Press , Karachi). She will be in conversation with Anjali Purohit and, together they will lead this Adda.
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