Aekta Khubchandani is a writer and poet from Bombay. She is the founder of Poetry Plant Project, where she conducts month-long poetry workshops. She is matriculating her dual MFA in Poetry & Nonfiction from The New School in New York, where she is the Reading and Community Development Assistant. Her fiction “Love in Bengali Dialect,” is nominated for Best American Short Fiction anthology. Her personal essay, “Holes in the Body” is featured on LitHub’s Best of Weekly Literary and her poem, “Sun spotting” is nominated for Best of Net 2021 by Nurture Literary. Her film, “New Normal” whose script she has written, won the Best Microfilm award at Indie Short Fest by Los Angeles International Film Festival. She has published works in Entropy, Passages North, Speculative Nonfiction, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. She’s working on her first book of hybrid poems.
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