Literature Program

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.


Bhanu Kapil

Exhibit X Fiction

Bhanu Kapil has written five full-length works of poetry/prose [narrative mixtures of different kinds]: The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers (Kelsey Street Press, 2001), Incubation: a space for monsters (Leon Works, 2006), humanimal [a project for future children] (Kelsey Street Press, 2009), Schizophrene (Nightboat Books, 2011), and Ban en Banlieue (forthcoming: Nightboat Books, 2014). A shorter work, Treinte Ban: A Psychiatric Handbook for a Work Undone, was recently published by New Herring Press. Bhanu maintains a widely read blog: Was Jack Kerouac A Punjabi? In 2012, she was a delegate to the World Conference of Cultural Psychiatry in London, U.K., where she spoke on immigrant narratives, resilience factors, and experimental forms. Since 2010 she has performed Ban as a cycle of movement and installation pieces; in December 2014 she will present a culminating performance in New Delhi.
Exhibit X