Schedule & Sessions

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All these sessions are also on our Facebook / YouTube / Twitter pages. We go live on Instagram with Performance Poetry at 9.30 every night.

Note: All times are in Indian Standard Time (GMT + 5:30 )
25  July Saturday
09:45 AM – 10:00 AM
Reading by Aljaz Koprivnikar
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Carved from Glaciers – World Voices
(Vladimir Lucien, Raphael d’Abdon, Michelle Cahill, Mahdi Mansour, Yumna Hari Singh [mod])

11:15 AM – 12:45 pM

This Way to Kannada Poetry
(Rajendra Chenni and Prathibha Nandakumar)

01:00 PM – 01:30 PM

Nema and Biggie Vinkelow

01:30 PM – 02:45 PM

(Live Q&A at 02:30 PM via zoom)

A synonym for the Sky – Haiku Readings
(Akila G [mod], Geethanjali Rajan, Terri Hale French and Michael Dylan Welch)
03:00 PM – 04:30 PM
Disobedient Women – Feminist Poetry Today
(Eleni Sikelianos, Natalie Ann Holborow, Nurduran Duman, Tiffany Atkinson, and Somrita Urni Ganguly [Moderator])
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Celebrating Syed Ahmed Esar on His 98th Birthday – Translator of Rumi and Poet
(Syed Ahmed Esar, Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed [int])
06:00 PM – 06:30 PM
Beethoven Variations: A Poet’s Journey through the Music and Life of Beethoven
(Ruth Padel and Karl Lutchmayer,
Guest Artists: South Asian Symphony Orchestra)
06:30 PM – 07:30 PM

(Live Q&A at 07:15 PM via zoom)

Mirror Darkly
(Sudharak Olwe / Riyaz Komu)
07:30 PM – 09:30 PM

(Join Live Q&A at 09:15 PM  here  via BIC)

Poetry and Politics from the Black Arts Movement to Black Lives Matter
(Sonia Sanchez, John H. Bracey)
09:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Open Mic
(on instagram – Join here )