English Forum

When: Oct. 10, 2012 7:00 PM

Where: Rueckert Auditorium

The English Forum will have SHU Associate Professor of English Saleem Peeradina present “Art for the Common Good: An Evening of Poetry from Mumbai, Adrian, and Points Far Beyond,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 in Rueckert Auditorium.

Peeradina, is the author of four books of poetry – First Offence, Group Portrait, Meditations on Desire and Slow Dance. He has also published a prose memoir, The Ocean in My Yard. He has edited contemporary Indian poetry in English, a pioneering anthology of Indian writing, which is widely used as a text in courses in Asian literature in India and elsewhere for 40 years.

Peeradina has given readings all over the world. His work has been translated into Italian, Urdu and Arabic. His poetry is represented in several major anthologies of South Asian Literature. He has also served as writer-in-residence on two campuses.

The community is invited to attend.

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