Poetry Reading Session with Annie Zaidi

Organizer: Department of English, JMC, in collaboration with Prakriti Foundation, Chennai

About the Session

  • When: Saturday, 9th October 2021, 7pm onwards
  • Platform: Zoom
  • Free Registration
  • The event is open to all, subject to prior registration.

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Prakriti Foundation, founded in Chennai in 1998, is dedicated to the vision of playing a transformational role in excavating our unique cultural heritage. The foundation has organized a diverse set of events, from music concerts to theatre festivals, from academic seminars to protest performances and other multimedia sessions.

Annie Zaidi is the author of Bread, Cement, Cactus: A Memoir of Belonging and Dislocation; Prelude to a Riot, among others, and the co-author of The Good Indian Girl. She is the editor of Unbound: 2000 Years of Indian Women’s Writing and Equal Halves. She received the Tata Literature Live Award for Fiction (2020), the Nine Dots Prize (2019), and The Hindu Playwright Award (2018). Her work has appeared in several anthologies and literary journals. She has also written and directed the documentary film, In Her Words: The Journey of Indian Women.


English Literary Association, Department of English, JMC.

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