Sunday Reading Series: D Mukherjee, W Stobb, & B Monier
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DIPIKA MUKHERJEE is the author of the novels Shambala Junction, which won the UK Virginia Prize for Fiction, and Ode to Broken Things, which was longlisted for the Man Asia Literary Prize. Her short story collection is Rules of Desire (Fixi, 2015) and she has two poetry collections, The Third Glass of Wine (Writer’s Workshop, 2015), and The Palimpsest of Exile (Rubicon Press, 2009). Her work is included in The Best Small Fictions 2019 and she frequently writes for World Literature Today, Asia Literary Review and Chicago Quarterly Review as well as a literary column for The Edge in Malaysia.
WILLIAM STOBB is the author of six poetry collections including You Are Still Alive (2019, 42 Miles Press) and the National Poetry Series selection, Nervous Systems (2007, Penguin Books). His poems appear in American Poetry Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Kenyon Review, and other journals and zines. His experimental audio appears on TextSound and The Volta, and is collected on his Soundcloud page. He works on the editorial staff of Conduit, and on the Creative Writing faculty at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.
BARBARA MONIER has been writing since the earliest days when she composed in crayon on paper with extremely wide lines. She studied writing at Yale University and the University of Michigan. While at Michigan, she received the Avery and Jule Hopwood Prize. It was the highest prize awarded that year, and the first in Michigan’s history for a piece written directly for the screen. She has three completed novels, YOU, IN YOUR GREEN SHIRT and A LITTLE BIRDIE TOLD ME (available on Amazon) as well as PUSHING THE RIVER (Amika Press, October 2018). She lives and works in Chicago.
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