Rochelle Potkar's short stories have appeared in Far Enough East, Sein und Werden, The Medulla Review, The Nassau Review, Women Writers, Writer's Hub, Bewildering Stories, Cantaraville, Muse India, The Bangalore Review, Revenge Ink, Nivasini, Unisun, Triangulation, and Lame Goat Publications, Annapurna magazine, Rollick Magazine, The Freshwater Review.
She narrated two true-life tales at Tall Tales, Studio X, Kitab Mahal, where her content and performance were lauded. She completed an Advanced Fiction Seminar offered by University of Iowa's International Writing Program via distance learning, 2013.
Her poems have appeared in The Brown Boat, The Finger Magazine, Haibun Today, The Bamboo Hut, A Hundred Gourds, and Poems for the Road podcast.
Her poem, 'Knotted inside me' was shortlisted for The RaedLeaf Poetry India Award 2013. Her poem 'Swing' won the second prize at The Wordweaver's contest, 2014.
She has read her poetry at100Thousand Poets for Change, Kitabkhana, Godrej India Culture Lab, PEN@Prithvi, The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, American Library-Chennai, and Out Loud & Fringe Club, Hong Kong. She was an invited poet at Poetry with Prakriti, Prakriti Foundation, Chennai, December 2014.
Her first book of short stories, 'The Arithmetic of breasts and other stories' was shortlisted for The Digital Book of the Year Award 2014, by Publishing Next, Goa. Her next book, 'Dreams of Déjà vu' is a speculative novel.
She forms the core team of Cappuccino Readings at cafes in Mumbai and is the co-editor of Neesah Magazine.
Born in small town Kalyan, Rochelle craved big city only to realize that Bombay was a small town in a large world.
Her video poems and haibun may be found at: http://www.youtube.com/user/rochellepotkar. Her Amazon author page: http://www.amazon.com/Rochelle-Potkar/e/B00GD8EH02. Her twitter handle: @rochellepotkar. Her facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/AuthorRochelle
She blogs at: www.rochellepotkar.com.
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