October 19:: Side A, Interview with Poet, Pireeni Sundaralingam

In Show Posts on October 28, 2010 at 7:04 am

Pireeni Sundaralingam
Born and raised in Sri Lanka, Pireeni Sundaralingam currently lives in San Francisco. She is a PEN USA Rosenthal Fellow and editor of Indivisible, the first anthology of South Asian American poetry (University of Arkansas Press, 2010)

Her poetry has appeared in both literary and political journals (such as World Literature Today, Ploughshares and The Progressive) as well as national newspapers such as The Guardian (UK), university teaching texts including Three Genres (Prentice-Hall, 8th Edition, 2006), and anthologies such as Masala (Macmillan, 2005) and Language for a New Century: Poetry from the Middle East, Asia and Beyond (Norton, 2008).

Having given readings on national radio in Sweden, Ireland, the UK and America, Pireeni’s work has also been featured in such venues as the United Nations headquarters, the International Museum of Women and the Barbican Theatre (UK).

She will be on a panel at SALTAF, on November 13 at the Baird Auditorium, Natural History Museum – Washington, DC.

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