Anupama Amaran


Upper Nyack, NY

Author's Bio

A. Anupama’s writing has appeared in Waxwing, Prairie Schooner, Numéro Cinq, and elsewhere. She is a Tamil-American poet and translator, also a mother and an awesome cook. Her chapbook, Saffron Threaded, is now available from Dancing Girl Press. Anupama lives with her family in Upper Nyack, New York.

Publications & Prizes

Saffron Threaded (Dancing Girl Press, 2021)
Atlas & Alice
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Numéro Cinq
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The Tower Journal
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Longlisted for Christopher Smart Poetry Prize in 2018, nominated for Pushcart Prize in 2015 and 2018. Fellowship at the Center for Book Arts in NYC. Participated in Tupelo Press's 30/30 Project in April 2020.

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Asian American
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New York, NY
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Last update: Aug 13, 2021