Neela and Robin present a joint collaboration of tabla, poetry, readings, and visuals at Shangri-La in Honolulu, HI.
Neelanjana Banerjee's poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in publications like orld Literature Today, Pank Magazine, Prairie Schooner, The Rumpus and in anthologies like Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian Daughters on Obedience and Rebellion. She is the Managing Editor of Kaya Press, an independent press dedicated to innovative Asian American and Asian diasporic literature, and she teaches Creative Writing at UCLA. More at www.neelanjanabanerjee.com
A Master in Fine Arts graduate from the World Music program at the California Institute of the Arts, Robin Sukhadia studies tabla (classical north Indian drums) under Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri at CalArts and the Ali Akbar College of Music in San Rafael, California. In 2010, Robin was awarded a Fulbright Senior Research Award to expand his work with music education for underserved communities in India. More at www.tablapusher.com