Rochelle Potkar

Rochelle Potkar is the author of The Arithmetic of Breasts and Other Stories, Four Degrees of Separation and Paper Asylum, and is alumna of Iowa’s International Writing Program and Charles Wallace Writer’s fellowship, Stirling. Her ‘The Leaves of the Deodar’ won the Open Road Review story contest (2016), and ‘Chit Mahal’ appeared in The Best of Asian Short Stories. ‘Ground up’ won third place at the David Burland Poetry Prize (2017) and ‘Cellular: P.O.W.’ was shortlisted for the Hungry Hill Competition (2017). She is the co-editor of Goa: A Garland of Poems and is the co-founder of the ‘Arcs-of-a-Circle’ artists’ residency supported by the US Consulate General, Mumbai.
Year: 2019, 2018