Bloom Creative Writing: Poetry by Lisa Braxton
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Bloom Creative Writing: Poetry by Lisa Braxton

With this selection of three poems by Lisa Braxton, we continue our new series of original fiction or poetry by writers who either published their first book at 40 or after, or who have yet to publish a book. Writers interested in submitting work should see our guidelines. The Basement Family Room  You skipped down the … Continue reading

Writing Beyond Saris and Slums: A Conversation with Jenny Bhatt
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Writing Beyond Saris and Slums: A Conversation with Jenny Bhatt

by Shoba Viswanathan

“I didn’t want to simplify the caste, class, gender, race, or religion issues. These are complex, intersecting forces of discrimination. There are a lot of gray, murky areas and nothing is simple or we’d have fixed it all centuries ago. So I didn’t want to confirm the reader’s sense of right and wrong but actually make them question their personal biases.” Continue reading