Updated December 11, 2018. White Dancing Elephants is on the longlist for the 2019 PEN America Literary Awards.
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. Her debut collection White Dancing Elephants will be released on Oct 9 2018, by Dzanc Books and is available for pre-order now at Amazon as well as indie booksellers. 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.
- Go to the Goodreads Giveaway and sign up: goodreads.com
- Go to my website at chayabhuvaneswar.com and request a free copy (either a hard copy or an e-galley/ pdf that I can send you) or just say hi! I have started lining up book club and library visits; write to me if you want me to visit or Skype with your book club.
- Follow me on Twitter at @chayab77 since I’m doing a book tour! Support your local indie bookseller by pre-ordering online and then coming to a reading to pick up your book!
Read Sandra Fluck’s review of White Dancing Elephants.