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Smeetha Bhoumik, Curator of WE Readings, at 'Language, WE Converge', on Day 2 of 100TPC 2017

Smeetha’s recent poetry features in national/ international  anthologies/ literary journals like 'Writing Language, Culture and Development, Africa Vs Asia Volume 1 Anthology, (2017) , Life & Legends (2017), Unlikely Stories Mark V (2017), Muse India (2017), Muse India (2018), Muffled Moans Unleashed (2018), Neesah (2015, 2016), Indian Review (2014), Equiverse Space – A Sound Home in Words’ ( A WE anthology, 2018), selected  in ‘Modern Indian Poetry’ – Sahitya Akademy. Her early poems are collected together in Thoughts Meander (Lulu, 2008). Smeetha is an artist & a poet inspired by nature and emotions . She paints constellations, galaxies, mysterious energies, in oils and new media, titled ‘The Universe Series’, depicting the magical universe. Her works have shown in ten solo shows and numerous group exhibitions, including the Oxford International Art Fair, the Miami Art Fair, Red Dot Miami, the India Art Festival, Barcelona International Art Fair among others. She is the Founder of Women Empowered-India (WE). WE has poetry at its heart and is a forum for gender equality, for awakening the inherent sense of empowerment & justice in every person. She is Chief Editor of Equiverse Space – A Sound Home in Words ( Notion Press, 2018).

 

2019 Events
Forthcoming curated poetry readings, workshops,to be announced soon.
2018 Events
WE Crossover, a Multilingual poetry celebration hosted by the Goethe-Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai, March 27, 2018. A collaboration between WE & Crossover Poetry.
WE institutes an announces the Kamala Das Poetry Award in its call for submissions to the inaugural WE anthology of creative writing. May 2018.
WE publishes its inaugural anthology ' Equiverse Space - A Sound Home in Words', Sept 2018.
WE launches Equiverse Space in Mumbai on Sept 18, '18, at Title Waves, amidst poetry, camaraderie and celebration. The poetry was curated by Ishmeet Nagpal, founder of the just formed ALL ABOARD, reflecting a beautiful new collaboration between WE & All Aboard.
WE with Writing & Beyond Group presented 'Confluence of Creativity', a creative outpouring of performance, page, spoken-word poetry, short-story, discussion an more... at The Habitat, Mumbai and G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture, Mumbai
WE celebrates the first Kamala Das Poetry Award being conferred on poet Anna Sujatha Mathai by eminent poet Keki Daruwalla, at a function hosted by the India International Centre, Delhi.
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