White Dancing Elephants

White Dancing Elephants

by Chaya Bhuvaneswar

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945814617
Publisher: Dzanc Books
Publication date: 10/09/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 174,754
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Chaya Bhuvaneswar is a physician and writer with work in Narrative Magazine, Tin House, Electric Lit, The Millions, Joyland, Michigan Quarterly Review and elsewhere. Her poetry and prose juxtapose Hindu epics, other myths and histories, and the survival of sexual harassment and racialized sexual violence by diverse women of color. She has received a MacDowell Colony fellowship, Sewanee Writers Conference scholarship and Henfield award for her writing. Follow her on Twitter at @chayab77 including for upcoming readings and events.

Table of Contents

White Dancing Elephants 9

The Story of the Woman Who Fell in Love with Death 19

Talinda 27

A Shaker Chair 53

Jagatishwaran 77

The Bang Bang 93

Orange Popsicles 105

Neela: Bhopal, 1984 123

Chronicle of a Marriage, Foretold 127

Heitor 141

Newberry 145

Asha in Allston 159

The Life You Save Isn't Your Own 163

The Orphan Handler 171

In Allegheny 175

The Goddess of Beauty Goes Bowling 187

Adristakama 197

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