7-21-2004 – Ravi Shankar

21 Jul

July 21st, 2004 – Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar
is poet-in-residence at Central Connecticut State University and the founding editor of the online journal of the arts Drunken Boat . His first bookInstrumentality was published by Word Press. His work has previously appeared or is forthcoming in such places as The Paris Review, Poets &Writers, Time Out New York, Gulf Coast, The Massachusetts Review, Descant, LIT, Crowd, The Cortland Review, Catamaran, The Indiana Review, Western Humanities Review, The Iowa Review, Smartish Pace, and the AWP Writer’s Chronicle, among other publications. He has read at such venues as The National Arts Club, Columbia University, KGB, and the Cornelia Street Café, has held residencies from the MacDowell Colony, Ragdale, and the Atlantic Center for the Arts, has served on panels at UCLA, Poet’s House, South-by-Southwest Interactive/Film Festival, and the AWP Conference in Baltimore, provided commentaries for NPR and Wesleyan Radio, reviews poetry for the Contemporary Poetry Review and is currently editing an anthology of South Asian, East Asian, and Middle Eastern poetry. He does not play the sitar.(host – Alice-Anne)

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