Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Meena Alexander reads at ASCI Friday, Jan 22

Osmania University Centre for International Programmes

in collaboration with

The Public Affairs Section, U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad


Department of English, University of Hyderabad

cordially invite you to a poetry reading by

Meena Alexander

Time: 6.30 pm Day & Date: Fri 22 Jan 2010

Venue: Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Bella Vista

Raj Bhavan Road, Khairatabad, Hyderabad.


Meena Alexander <www.meenaalexander.com> is Distinguished Professor of English at Hunter College and the Graduate Centre, City University of New York. Her poems and prose works have been widely anthologized and translated. Her new collection of poetry is Quickly Changing River. Her book of essays Poetics of Dislocation was recently published under the University of Michigan Poets on Poetry series. Her works of poetry include Stone Roots; House of a Thousand Doors; River and Bridge; Illiterate Heart (winner of the PEN Open Book Award); Raw Silk; and two chapbooks, each a single long poem: The Storm: A Poem in Five Parts, and Night-Scene, The Garden.

She is the editor of Indian Love Poems and the author of the memoir Fault Lines (chosen by Publishers Weekly as one of the best books of the year 1993) She has also published two scholarly works, one of which is Women in Romanticism: Mary Wollstonecraft, Dorothy Wordsworth and Mary Shelley; and two novels, one of which is Nampally Road.

Your browser may not support display of this image. She is the recipient of Guggenheim, Fulbright, Rockefeller, Arts Council of England, and other fellowships.

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