Meena Alexander
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No Ceremony

Red Canoe

Meena Alexander's six volumes of poetry include Illiterate Heart (2002 ,winner of the PEN Open Book Award), Raw Silk (2004) and Quickly Changing River (2008) all published by TriQuarterly Books/ Northwestern University Press. She is the author of the memoir Fault Lines and editor of Indian Love Poems. She is Distinguished Professor of English at Hunter College and the Graduate Centre, City University of New York. Currently she is working on a new book of poems and a book of essays on poetry, migration and memory.

Author photo by Robin Holland.