ASM LitClub Online programme on Rochelle Potkar’s “Bombay Hangovers” : Sweating Bombay’s sensorium in stories Saturday 24th July at 6 pm on Zoom
The ASM Literary Club is delighted to invite you to attend a programme based on the latest book by Rochelle Potkar “Bombay Hangovers: Sweating Bombay’s sensorium in stories” on Saturday, 24th July 2021 at 6 p.m. on Zoom. She will be in conversation with our member Raamesh Gowri Raghavan, Editor, Narrow Road Literary Journal.
Join them on a roller coaster journey and traverse the sixteen short stories that comprise the book. The sagas with their disparate caste, class, and religious settings, throb with vivid characters many of us will recognize. The stories are a multisensory overload, as is our city. Yes, the book will pulsate at all five senses, and at the sixth - memory. Experience, with these colourful protagonists, the storied hangovers of a city that intoxicates you, as you live, inhale and exhale in it.
Rochelle Potkar is a Fictionist, Poet, Critic, Curator, Editor, Translator and Screenwriter. She is a convincing raconteur, tells a story well. Her book of haibun, Paper Asylum was shortlisted for the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2020. She is an alumna of Iowa's International Writing Program (IWP 2015) and a Charles Wallace Fellow, University of Stirling 2017.
We look forward to having you with us at this event, if you would like to read some of the stories earlier, the link via Amazon is given below:
Amazon link:
Zoom link for the programme:
Meeting ID: 844 2897 4000
Passcode: 028886
- Meenal Kshirsagar , Vice President of the Society & Chairperson - ASM LitClub
- Dr Usha R Vijailakshmi, Officiating Hon. Secretary, Asiatic Society of Mumbai