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“this is all // that matters” : South Asian Poets on Diaspora, Kith, Material, and Speech with Serena Rose Chopra, Kama La Mackerel, Aditi Machado, Prageeta Sharma, and Divya Victor

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In conjunction with the recent publication of CURB, Divya Victor joins Serena Rose Chopra, Kama La Mackerel, Aditi Machado, and Prageeta Sharma for an evening of readings and conversation tracing breadths of South Asian diasporic experience. Across a range of inquiries, five poets consider the textual scaffoldings of empire, the human entanglements of production and consumption, and the tenuous, beautiful work of relations to thrive and endure.

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