Purvi Shah

Purvi Shah

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CalArts Campus


Writing Now Reading Series

Purvi Shah inspires change as a writer and consultant on gender, racial & economic equity. During the 10th anniversary of 9/11, she directed Together We Are New York, a community-based poetry project highlighting Asian American voices. For her leadership fighting violence against women, she won the inaugural SONY South Asian Social Service Excellence Award. Terrain Tracks, her debut poetry collection on migration and belonging, won the Many Voices Project prize. Her new book, Miracle Marks, explores women, the sacred, and gender & racial equity. She serves as a board member of The Poetry Project. Her favorite art practices are her sparkly eyeshadow and raucous laughter. Discover more @PurviPoets or http://purvipoets.net.