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Renée Sarojini Saklikar Nominated for Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

Published on March 12, 2014 By admin

Congratulations to Renée Sarojini Saklikar, who has been nominated for the BC Book Prizes’, Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for her poetry collection children of air india. This award acknowledges the achievements of British Columbia authors of poetry. children of air india is a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss, situated within […]

Praise for Renee Saklikar’s children of air india

Published on December 16, 2013 By admin

Many words of praise for Renée Sarojini Saklikar‘s children of air india following her highly successful Vancouver and New Westminster launches of the book, as well as a reading for English/Creative Writing students at Thompson River University (pictured). “This poetry collection is beautiful, devastating, difficult and important. Difficult in terms of subject matter, but yet […]

Renee Saklikar’s book launch in New Westminster

Published on November 29, 2013 By admin

Renée Sarojini Saklikar‘s children of air india is a series of elegiac sequences exploring the nature of individual loss, situated within public trauma. The work is animated by a proposition: that violence, both personal and collective, produces continuing sonar, an echolocation that finds us, even when we choose to be unaware or indifferent. “Sarojini Saklikar […]

Renee Saklikar in 2 Cities/ 5 Poets

Published on August 17, 2013 By admin

2 Cities/ 5 Poets Poetry Readings Join us for an exciting evening where some fine poets from Seattle, (Don Mee Choi & Melanie Noel) mix it up with local talent (Renee Saklikar, Rachel Rose & Raoul Fernandes). It’s all happening at People’s Co-op Bookstore on August 17th; doors at 7:30 pm, reading at 8 pm. […]

Renee Saklikar joins Indian Summer Festival

Published on July 4, 2013 By admin

Nightwood Editions poet Renee Saklikar joins “Reclamation/Exclamation” at the Indian Summer Festival. Behind the official stories of the nation live the silenced histories of the past. Renee Saklikar’s forthcoming collection, Children of Air India, engages with a personal and political remembrance of the past that brings together powerful imagery of loss and memory. Gurpreet Singh […]