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Writer l Editor l Mentor l Podcaster

Michelle D’costa is the author of the poetry chapbook Gulf (Yavanika Press, 2021). She’s an editor and writing mentor from Mumbai. She is the co-host of the author interview podcast Books and Beyond With Bound. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Berfrois, Out Of Print, Eclectica, Litro UK, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Vayavya and more. Her poetry was longlisted for the TOTO Award For Creative Writing 2021. She enjoys drinking tea, doodling and dancing. 

Gulf is Michelle’s debut poetry chapbook. It will be published by Yavanika Press on August 7th, 2021. Multiple poems in this book were longlisted for the TOTO prize for creative writing 2021. Each poem in this chapbook addresses the word ‘Gulf’ in its own way as the poet endeavours to make sense of her place in a world fraught with the universal feelings of being lost, rejected, and alienated. If you’re interested in reviewing the book, please drop an email to michelledcostafeedback@gmail.com

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