Thursday, September 8, 2016

Second Thursday Open Mic Poetry featuring Usha Akella & Varsha Saraiya-Shah: September 8

Usha Akella has authored 4 books, scripted and produced one musical. Her most recent book *The Rosary of Latitudes* is published by Transcendental Zero Press with a foreword by Keki Daruwalla. She has won a few poetry awards such as the Open Road Review Poetry Prize, Egan Memorial Contest Prize, Nazim Hikmet Poetry Prize and the  Wine Poem Award at Struga Poetry Evenings.  She was selected as a creative ambassador for Austin in 2014-15.