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Matwaala: South Asian diasporta poets festival

Presented by Austin Poets International, Inc. (API) and Austin Community College at Casa De Luz Auditorium, Austin TX

Aug 02 2015
Matwaala: South Asian diasporta poets festival

Matwaala, a South Asian Diaspora Poets Festival will be held at Casa De Luz, Austin, Texas on August 2, 2015, Sunday, 9am-8 pm. Co-hosted by the Poetry Caravan, ACC and Austin Poets International, the festival is the first project of the collective. The festival director and organizer is Austin poet Usha Akella. There will be youth and local poets reading at the festival.

The guest of honor is the eminent 78 year old Parsi poet Keki Daruwalla of New Delhi and noted poets Saleem Peeradina

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Casa De Luz Auditorium

1701 Toomey Road, Austin, TX 78704

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