Book Launch: Two Full Moons
Two Full Moons is a book of self-exploration and self-discovery. It seeks to find the universal in the personal. When the canvas expands, uniqueness dissolves and gives way to a fluid collective undergoing. The poems probe into the violence, anger and anguish rampant in society and lead us into a space where inner calm and peace appear as better options. The poems attempt to bring forth new perspectives on existential angst, tracing “the accordion play of two full moons, soaking quotidian journeys in the brine of time …”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Vinita Agrawal is the author of three books of poetry and is an award-winning poet and editor. Recipient of the Gayatri GaMarsh Award for Literary Excellence (USA), The TallGrass Writers Guild Award (Chicago) and The Proverse Poetry Prize (Hong Kong), she’s been nominated for Best of the Net Awards 2011. Her poems have appeared in Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, The Fox Chase Review, Open Road Review, Mithila Review, The Bombay Review, Mascara Literary Review and Blue Fifth Review among others. She has read at Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, SAARC literature festivals, 100 Thousand Poets for Change, Lucknow Literature Festival, Cappuccino Readings and Women Empowerment events. She judged the Raedleaf Poetry Awards 2016 (International) and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal’s ‘The Other Side’ Poetry Contest 2015. She is on the Advisory Board of the Tagore Literary Prize.