Wet Silence: Poems about Hindu Widows

Sweta Srivastava Vikram (Author) Shaila Abdullah (Foreword by)
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$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Modern History Press
Publish Date
July 01, 2015
Pages
72
Dimensions
6.14 X 0.17 X 9.21 inches | 0.27 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781615992560
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About the Author

Sweta Srivastava Vikram (www.swetavikram.com), featured by Asian Fusion as "one of the most influential Asians of our time," is an award-winning author of eleven books, five-time Pushcart Prize nominee, mindfulness writing coach, wellness columnist, global speaker, and certified yoga and Ayurveda holistic health counselor. Sweta's work has appeared in The New York Times and other publications across nine countries on three continents. Louisiana Catch (Modern History Press) is her debut US novel. Born in India, Sweta spent her formative years between the Indian Himalayas, North Africa, and the United States collecting and sharing stories. A graduate of Columbia University, she also teaches the power of yoga, Ayurveda, and mindful living to female trauma survivors, writers and artists, busy women, entrepreneurs, and business professionals in her avatar as the CEO-Founder of NimmiLife (www.nimmilife.com). She also uses her holistic wellness training to combine creative writing strategies with Ayurveda and yoga to help poets and writers improve their writing. She lives in Queens, New York, with her husband, Anudit. You can find her on: Twitter (@swetavikram), Instagram (@SwetaVikram), and Facebook (http: //www.facebook.com/Words.By.Sweta) and her own blog www.SwetaVikram.com
Shaila Abdullah is an award-winning author and designer based in Austin, Texas. She has written four books: Saffron Dreams, Beyond the Cayenne Wall, My Friend Suhana, and Rani in Search of a Rainbow. The author has received several awards for her work, including the Golden Quill Award and Patras Bukhari Award for English Language. Several academic institutions have adopted her books as course study or recommended reading, including the University of California, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Indiana University, Boston University, California State University, and George Washington University. Iman Tejpar is the 12-year-old artist behind the sketches of A Manual for Marco. She is the youngest of three siblings, born and raised in Calgary, Canada. From an early age, Iman loved to dabble with art and would sit for hours with her sketch pad and colors. Over the years, art became a passion, and Iman continues to draw, paint, and color every chance she gets. She has a keen sense of balance of colors and elements. In addition to being a budding artist, she is an avid crafter, creating masterpieces with ordinary items like duct tape.