Cracklers at Night Category

Cambridge Writers’ Workshop 2014 Yoga & Writing Retreat at the Château de Verderonne

The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop 3rd Annual Yoga & Writing Retreat was held from August 7 -20, 2014 at the Château de Verderonne in Picardy, France, located approximately 50 miles north of Paris. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft of writing seminars, art classes, free time to write, and […]

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Paging Ms. Marvel: The Perks & Perils of Creating an Islamic, Feminist Superhero

Rita Banerjee’s review of the new Ms. Marvel series, “Paging Ms. Marvel: The Perks and Perils of Creating an Islamic, Feminist Superhero,” has just been published on Jaggery: A DesiLit Arts and Literature Journal.  Here’s a selection from the review: “The new Ms. Marvel comic series focuses on the trials and tribulations of Kamala Khan, […]

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Rita Banerjee interviewed for her novella A Night with Kali in Speaking of Marvels

William Kelley Woolfitt, who runs Speaking of Marvels, a forum for interviews about chapbooks, novellas, and other short form literature, recently sat down to interview Rita Banerjee about her novella, A Night with Kali (Brooklyn Art House Co-op, 2011).  In the interview, Woolfit asked Rita a series of questions from which were her favorite chapbooks and […]

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Screening of Aparna Sen’s Yugant – July 1

Rita Banerjee will introduce and lead the discussion for Aparna Sen’s 1995 film, Yugant: The End of an Era (a.k.a. “What the Sea Said,” যুগান্ত), on Tuesday July 1, 2014 from 6-8:30 pm for the Institute for Indology and Tibetology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.  The screening will take place in Seminar Room 427 (Ludwigstr. 31, Munich).  The […]

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Summer 2014 Literature & Film Recommendations

The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop published their Summer 2014 Literature & Film Recommendations list today!  The list has been curated by Alex Carrigan and contributors include Rita Banerjee, Alex Carrigan, Gregory Crosby, Elissa Lewis, Jessica Reidy, Ian Singleton, Kathleen Spivack, Christine Stoddard, Diana Norma Szokolyai, Megan Tilley, and Roxy van Beek.  Here are some Summer 2014 […]

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Rita Banerjee interviewed in Quail Bell Magazine

 Jessica Reidy, Pushcart Nominee, member of VIDA and Quail Bell Magazine, novelist, and yoga practitioner, interviews Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai, and Elissa Joi Lewis for her new piece on the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Summer Yoga & Writing Retreat at the Château de Verderonne in Picardy, France in Quail Bell Magazine.  In the article, Jessica […]

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Revision Workshop at the Munich Readery – June 8

Revision Workshop Sunday, June 8, 2014 * 14:00-16:00 The Munich Readery, Augustenstraße 104, 80798 München The last two creative writing workshops on Evocative Objects and Literary Taboo were huge successes at the Munich Readery.  And thanks to Lisa and John, a follow-up creative workshop has been scheduled for Sunday June 8 from 2-4 pm at […]

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Screening of Satyajit Ray’s The Adversary – June 3

Rita Banerjee will introduce and lead the discussion for Satyajit Ray’s 1970 film, The Adversary (প্রতিদ্বন্দী), on Tuesday June 3, 2014 from 6-8:30 pm for the Institute for Indology and Tibetology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.  The screening will take place in Seminar Room 427 (Ludwigstr. 31, Munich).  The screening is part of the course Bengali 2: Introduction […]

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Screening of Satyajit Ray’s Days and Nights in the Forest – May 13

Rita Banerjee will introduce and lead the discussion for Satyajit Ray’s 1970 film, Days and Nights in the Forest (অরণ্যের দিনরাত্রি ), on Tuesday May 13, 2014 from 6-8:30 pm for the Institute for Indology and Tibetology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.  The screening will take place in Seminar Room 427 (Ludwigstr. 31, Munich).  The screening is part […]

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Literary Taboo Workshop at the Munich Readery – April 27

Literary Taboo Creative Writing Workshop Sunday, April 27 * 14:00-16:00 The Munich Readery, Augustenstraße 104, 80798 München Come join Rita Banerjee and the Munich Readery for an afternoon of literary games, riddles and creative writing!  Get ready to play Literary Taboo. During the game, you may be asked to describe a person, idea, object, or […]

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