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Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar is poet-in-residence at Central Connecticut State University and the founding editor of the international online journal of the arts, His first book Instrumentality, published by Cherry Grove in May 2004 http://www.cherry-grove/shankar, was named a finalist for the 2005 Connecticut Book Awards. He is the co-editor, along with Tina Chang and Nathalie Handal, of Contemporary Voice From the East: An Anthology of Poems, published by W.W. Norton in Fall 2007. You can read an interview with Ravi Shankar at and listen to some of his poems at

Ten Truisms and a Lie, Sitcomposite: A Cento, Are You a Racist?

Spatulas make passable flyswatters.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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