Gowri Koneswaran

Washington, DC

Author's Bio

I am a Tamil American writer, performing artist, and lawyer whose family immigrated from Sri Lanka. Based in Washington, DC, I am a Kundiman fellow, poetry coordinator at BloomBars, a poetry events host at Busboys and Poets, senior poetry editor at Jaggery, and co-editor of Beltway Poetry Quarterly.

Publications and Prizes

Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Drunk in a Midnight Choir, Lantern Review
Campus Progress's Protest Through Poetry
, Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company
, Hillyer Art Space
, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Smithsonian Folklife Festival
, Southern Fried Slam
, Sulu DC
, Women Deliver conference

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Poet, Spoken Word Artist
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South Asian
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Last updated: Aug 01, 2016