South Asian Author Event

Join us as we celebrate South Asian authors and enjoy music, snacks, and celebrate Holi, a Hindu spring celebration!


Anjali Mitter Duva, author of Faint Promise of Rain, Rishi Reddi, author of Karma and Other Stories, Chaya Bhuvaneswar, author of White Dancing Elephants, and poet Kirun Kapur will be reading, discussing the writing process, and answering questions.

Event date: 

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

79 Leonard St
Belmont, MA 02478

Ticketed Event: 

Faint Promise of Rain Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938314971
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Published: She Writes Press - October 7th, 2014

Shortlisted for the 2016 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing It is 1554 in the desert of Rajasthan, and a new Mughal emperor is expanding his territory. On a rare night of rain, a daughter, Adhira, is born to a family of Hindu temple dancers.

Karma and Other Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060898823
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Published: Ecco - March 27th, 2007

In this sparkling collection, award-winning writer Rishi Reddi weaves a multigenerational tapestry of interconnected lives, depicting members of an Indian American community struggling to balance the demands of tradition with the allure of Western life.

White Dancing Elephants Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945814617
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Published: Dzanc Books - October 9th, 2018

Best Books of 2018 Kirkus Reviews (debut and short fiction categories)

Best Books of 2018, Entropy Magazine

A Book Club selection for The Wing, Rebel Women's Lit and

35 over 35 Debut Fiction Award

Finalist for the 2019 PEN American Robert Bingham Prize for Debut Short Story Collection

Visiting Indira Gandhi's Palmist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781932418521
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Published: Elixir Press - January 2015

Poetry. Southeast Asia Studies. VISITING INDIRA GANDHI'S PALMIST by Kirun Kapur is the winner of the 2013 Antivenom Poetry Award published by Elixir Press.