THE (GREAT) INDIAN POETRY COLLECTIVE

Publishers of Fine Verse from India

The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective at AWP 2015

The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective will be at AWP 2015 this year, in Minneapolis, April 9-11th, and we’d love to see you! Come say hi at the book fair at booth #1928 and attend our book launch of Histories of the Future Perfect by Ellen Kombiyil, get a speed critique of your poems plus check out our other beautiful books, Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment & Geography of Tongues. We’ll also have giveaways, guidelines for our Emerging Poets Prize & so much more! Please see our detailed schedule below.

THURSDAY, APRIL 9TH

12-1:15 pm PANEL Room M100 D&E, Mezzanine Level

Queer Poetics in a Transnational World: Craft, Politics, and Publishing [R180], with Minal Hajratwala.

3-4:15 pm PANEL Room L100 A, Lower Level

Intimate Communities: How to Form and Keep a Writing Group That Works [R249], with Minal Hajratwala.

3-5pm SPEED CRITIQUES The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective/Drunken Boat booth #1928

*Buy 2 books & get a 10-minute slot with poet/editor Ellen Kombiyil. Bring a question or poem for critique.*

SIGNINGS The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective/Drunken Boat booth #1928

9-11am Ellen Kombiyil • 3-5pm Shikha Malaviya

FRIDAY, APRIL 10TH

1:15-1:45pm READING #LitInColor at HouseQuake booth #1771

We share virtuoso contemporary poems by dissidents & other innovative voices from India.

2-2:30pm The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective/Drunken Boat booth #1928

Celebrating the launch our third book, Ellen Kombiyil’s quantum Histories of the Future Perfect.

7pm READING House of Balls, 1504 South 7th St

Shikha Malaviya & Ellen Kombiyil read fresh poems crafted at #AWP15 at the Found Poetry JamPoRee.

SIGNINGS The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective/Drunken Boat booth #1928

9-11am Ellen Kombiyil • 11am-1pm Shikha Malaviya • 3-5pm Minal Hajratwala

SATURDAY, APRIL 11TH

11am-1pm LUNCH MEETUP Salsa Ala Salsa, 1420 Nicollet (6-minute walk)

South Asian writers meet up & chow down! All writers, friends, and interested folks are welcome.

8-9pm READING The Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Avenue South

Minal Hajratwala & other faculty alumni of Voices of Our Nations Arts workshop for writers of color.

SIGNINGS The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective/Drunken Boat booth #1928

9-11am Ellen Kombiyil • 3-5pm Minal Hajratwala

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