Author of 'The Arithmetic of Breasts and other stories' and 'Four Degrees of Separation', Rochelle Potkar is the alumna of Iowa’s International Writing Program, Fall 2015. Widely anthologized, her prose has been read and interpreted by actors and dancers on stage in Iowa and Portland. She has read her work at several festivals. She was the 2016 winner of the Open Road Review story contest for 'The leaves of the deodar'. Her poem 'Cellular: P.O.W.' was shortlisted for the 2017 Hungry hill international poetry competition, Ireland. She was the 2017 recipient of the Charles Wallace writer’s fellowship, University of Stirling. She is the co-editor of Neesah Magazine, Joao Roque Literary Journal and the Poetry editor of The Bombay Review. She blogs at: www.rochellepotkar.com. Her upcoming project, supported by the US Consulate, Mumbai is a 10-day artists’ residency of performative storytellers that will take off in December 2017.
Member Since: 4/4/2017
Workplace: Writers' Circle