Kirun Kapur is the winner of the Arts & Letters Rumi Prize in Poetry and the Antivenom Poetry Award for her first book, Visiting Indira Gandhi's Palmist (Elixir Press, 2015). Her work has appeared in AGNI, Poetry International, FIELD, Prairie Schooner and many other journals. She has taught creative writing at Boston University and Brandeis University, and has been granted fellowships from The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Vermont Studio Center, and McDowell Colony. She was recently named an "Asian American Poet to Watch" by NBC news. Kapur serves as Poetry Editor at The Drum Literary Magazine and currently teaches at Amherst College.
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