Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20070817
Born in Hyderabad, India and raised in Great Britain and the U.S., Rishi Reddi discusses her 2007 short story collection Karma and Other Stories. The book captures multigenerational and interconnected lives of an Indian American community and the challenges of assimilating into western culture. Reddi, an environmental attorney for the state of Massachusetts, has published her work in various literary magazines and has been included in the Best American Short Stories series.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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