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Upcoming Events and News ~ Lynn Chandhok

June 16, 2009
Reading in Mumbai
...virtually, that is. I'm honored to participate, via video feed, in the Third Tuesday Poetry Series. Thanks to Stacey Rose Blass at the U.S. State Department, the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate in Mumbai and the All-India PEN Center in Mumbai for this great opportunity for writers and audiences to share ideas about art and literature.
June 9, 2009
The Indiana Review
Thanks to Jenny Burdge for another lovely review.
May 11, 2009
Review in Blackbird
Thanks to Patty Paine for this careful, thoughtful read.
May 7, 2009
Front Porch Republic
Thanks to James Wilson for his attention to my work.
April 21, 2009
Reading at Perch Cafe
with my good pal, the talented Steve Monroe. 365 5th Avenue, between 5th and 6th Streets, in Park Slope
April 8, 2009
Reading at West Chester University
with Julianna Gray, 7:30 p.m., WCU Poetry House, 823 S. High Street, West Chester, PA
April 7, 2009
Reading at Swarthmore College
7:30 p.m. in the Scheuer Room. I am also honored to be serving as the judge for this year's Lois Morrell and John Russell Hayes poetry prizes.
February 26, 2009
Reading at Farmingdale State College
11:00 a.m., Ward Hall Great Room
February 25, 2009
Reading at C.W. Post
7:30 p.m. Great Hall, with Joseph Legaspi.
February 12, 2009
AWP Chicago
Panel Discussion: Writers Who Teach High School Full Time, with Bill Zavatsky, Kip Zegers, Gary Joseph Cohen, Michael Morse, Matthew Lippman at 9:00 a.m.
November 15, 2008
Reading at Miami Book Fair
With Rick Campbell and Lisa Zimmerman.
November 8, 2008
Reading at the Other Words Conference
with Anhinga poets Kelle Groom and Lisa Zimmerman.
September 26, 2008
Reading at Babbo's Books--NEW DATE!
with Carol Graham, 8:00 p.m. 242 Prospect Park West, Windsor Terrace's independent bookstore! Just a few short blocks from the 15th St. F train station.
July 15, 2008
Sewanee Writers' Conference
I've been named a Walter E. Dakin Fellow for this year's Sewanee Writers' Conference ~ I will be reading on Sunday, July 20 at 2:30 p.m. with David Caudle and Margo Rabb.
July 8, 2008
Still selling books...
The View from Zero Bridge is back on the Small Press Distribution bestseller list: #10 in May.
June 4, 2008
West Chester Poetry Conference First Books Panel
3:00-4:00 p.m. with Lorna Knowles Blake and Rob Griffith.
May 19, 2008
The Brooklyn Optimist Interviews....
Thanks to Morgan Pehme for this flattering write-up and for the video interview--a first for me, and a lot of fun.
March 25, 2008
Prairie Schooner announces Glenna Luschei Awards
I have been awarded one of this year's Glenna Luschei Awards for six poems published in the Fall 2007 issue of Prairie Schooner.
March 18, 2008
Visiting Writer, Stetson University
6:00-9:00 p.m.
March 12, 2008
Reading at Cornelia Street Cafe
6:00-8:00 p.m. with Mark Statman and Kim Lyons.
March 1, 2008
Poet of the Month on
My deep gratitude to Terri Witek for choosing to feature me this month on Poetrynet. Click on the link to check it out.
Feb 23, 2008
Reading and Book Signing at Keene's 3300
Join me at 1:00 p.m. for a reading at Keene's 3300 Club, 3300 Mission Street @ 29th, San Francisco ~
Feb 22, 2008
Reading and Book Signing
7:00 p.m., Cal State Fresno campus ~ Alice Peters Auditorium~
Jan 31, 2008
AWP New York ~ Book Signings at the Bookfair
Join me Thursday from 3:30 - 4:30 at The Normal School/Fresno State MFA table, then again on Friday from 3:00 - 4:00 and Saturday from 12:00 to 1:00 at the Anhinga Press table.
Jan 27, 2008
SPD's Poetry Bestseller List in the New York Times
This week's NYT book review "Inside the List" column includes the SPD top ten poetry books from December ~ we are #8.
Dec 24, 2007
News! Poetry Daily selects another poem from The View...
My poem "Muharram at 203 Jor Bagh" was featured on Poetry Daily ( on Monday, December 24. Check it out; it will be archived for a year.
Dec 20, 2007
News! Paumanok Poetry Prize
I have been named a runner up for the 2007 Paumanok Poetry Prize.
Dec 16, 2007
Readings at Sunnyhill
9:00 and 11:30 a.m., Sunnyhill, The Unitarian Universalist Church of the South Hills ~ 1240 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, PA. Click on the link above to hear the recording of this reading.
Dec 13, 2007
Reading at Pacific Standard
8:00 p.m., with Kimiko Hahn and Roger Sedarat ~
Dec 1, 2007
News! Pushcart Nomination
Six poems from The View from Zero Bridge have been nominated for Pushcart prizes by Anhinga Press.
Nov 30, 2007
Reading at Grub Street to Celebrate Memorious Issue 8
7:00 p.m., 160 Boylston Street, Boston, MA ~ with Andrea Cohen, Richard Wollman, and Anna Ross ~
Nov 20, 2007
News! Pushcart Nomination
The poem "The Lost Girls" has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the editors of Memorious.
Nov 16, 2007
Reading at The Blacksmith House Reading Series
8:00 p.m., with Ralph Sneeden ~ 56 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA
Nov 09, 2007
Reading and Book Signing, Poly Prep Book Fair
7:00 p.m. 9216 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11228 ~
Nov 08, 2007
Reading at Eckerd College
St. Petersburg, FL ~ 7:00 p.m. Lewis Hall.
Nov 07, 2007
Reading at The University of Tampa
8 p.m., Alumni Conference Room in the Riverside Center ~ Tampa, Florida ~
Nov 06, 2007
Reading at Florida State University
8:00 p.m., with Jane Springer ~ The Warehouse, 706 W. Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL ~
Nov 05, 2007
Reading at The Atlantic Center for the Arts
7:00 p.m., Atlantic Center for the Arts ~ Harris House Gallery: 214 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL.
Nov 1, 2007
News! Library Journal Review
The View from Zero Bridge was "highly recommended" in the November 1 issue of Library Journal. Click on the link above to read the entire review!
Nov 01, 2007
Book Launch-Reading & Book Signing
7:30 p.m. Community Bookstore of Park Slope ~ 143 7th Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn 11215
Oct 30, 2007
Campbell Corner Poetry Prize Reading
7:00 p.m., Sarah Lawrence College ~ Reading with winners of the 2006 and 2007 Campbell Corner Poetry Prize
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