Mani Rao

Mani Rao is the author of eight poetry books with poems and essays published in journals including TinfishWasafiriMeanjinWashington SquareFulcrumWest Coast LineZoland PoetryW.W. Norton’s Language for a New CenturyPenguin’s 60 Indian Poets, and the BloodAxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets.

She  has performed at literary festivals including the Age Melbourne Writers’ Festival, Vancouver Asian Heritage Month, Chicago Humanities Festival, New York PEN World Voices, the Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival, and the Singapore International Poetry Festival. Translations of her poems have been published in Latin, Italian, Korean,  Chinese, Arabic, French, and German.