Rochelle Potkar’s book, ‘The Arithmetic of breasts and other stories’ was shortlisted for The Digital Book of the Year Award 2014, by Publishing Next. ‘Four Degrees of Separation’ is her first book of poetry. Widely anthologized, a few of her stories and poems have won awards. She was a writer-in-residence at the UNESCO city of literature – Iowa’s International Writing Program (IWP), Fall 2015.
She won the 2016 Open Road Review contest for her story, ‘The leaves of the deodar’.
Her works were dramatically read and interpreted on stages in Iowa and Portland, Maine. She has read poetry at several fêtes in India.She conducts creative writing workshops, and blogs at: www.rochellepotkar.com.
She was invited to read her poetry at the prestigious Sahitya Akademi. Rochelle debuted in a character role in the Tamil feature-length film, Taramani, directed by award-winning director Ram.
Her Wikipedia Page – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rochelle_Potkar