2 hr 15 min

ep. 121 - Tishani Doshi Rattlecast

    • Arts

Tishani Doshi publishes poetry, essays, and fiction. She is the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award for Poetry, winner of the All-India Poetry Competition, and her first book, Countries of the Body, won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2006. Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award and a Firecracker Award. Her fourth collection of poetry, A God at the Door (Bloodaxe Books), has been shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Poetry 2021 and was just published in the United States by Copper Canyon Press. She lives in Tamil Nadu, India.

Find the book and more at:
tishanidoshi.com

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. For details on how to participate, either via Skype or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week's Prompt:
Coin a word or a phrase, then make the the title of your poem.

Next Week's Prompt:
Take a walk around your neighborhood and write a poem about it. (Alternatives to walking: Take a drive, sit on your porch, or look out your window.)

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, then becomes an audio podcast. Find it on iTunes, Spotify, or anywhere else you get your podcasts.

Tishani Doshi publishes poetry, essays, and fiction. She is the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award for Poetry, winner of the All-India Poetry Competition, and her first book, Countries of the Body, won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2006. Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award and a Firecracker Award. Her fourth collection of poetry, A God at the Door (Bloodaxe Books), has been shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Poetry 2021 and was just published in the United States by Copper Canyon Press. She lives in Tamil Nadu, India.

Find the book and more at:
tishanidoshi.com

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. For details on how to participate, either via Skype or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week's Prompt:
Coin a word or a phrase, then make the the title of your poem.

Next Week's Prompt:
Take a walk around your neighborhood and write a poem about it. (Alternatives to walking: Take a drive, sit on your porch, or look out your window.)

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, then becomes an audio podcast. Find it on iTunes, Spotify, or anywhere else you get your podcasts.

2 hr 15 min

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