Digital Broadcast: Saturday 26th September: 11.30-12.30
Join Viviana Fiorentino, Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan, and Nidhi Zak, all contributors to the Dedalus Press Writing Home Anthology as they discuss such topics as identity, belonging, ownership, loss, culture and the complex subject of ‘home’ with human rights activist Tony Daly of 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World.
Viviana Fiorentino was born in Italy. She lives in Belfast, teaching Italian Literature and language. In 2019, a selection of poems was published by Dedalus Press for the anthology Writing Home: the ‘New Irish’ Poets. She published a poetry collection in Italy (Controluna Publishing House) and a novel (Transeuropa Publishing House). In January 2020, she obtained a SIAP to write a collection of poems on migration.
Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan is a Dublin-based arts manager and writer from India. She has been featured on the Moth and Mortified podcasts, with work aired on NPR and Irish radio. Chandrika was selected for the Irish writers Centre XBorders programmes in 2018 and 2020. Her poetry is included in Writing Home: The ‘New Irish’ Poets from Dedalus Press.
Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe is a poet, pacifist and fabulist. Her work appears, or is forthcoming, in Banshee, Poetry Ireland, Review, Rattle, The Stinging Fly and Winter Papers, among others. She is currently co-editing a commemorative anthology with the Irish Chair of Poetry, celebrating creative relationships between established and emerging poets. Her first book of poetry is forthcoming in Autumn, 2021.