Upcoming and Past Readings

Saturday September 28, 2013

10,000 Poets for Change:
Voices from the Global Majority
The Munich Readery * 7:00 pm
Augustenst. 24, Munich, Germany

Saturday March 9, 2013:

Performance at the Boston Conservatory, 8:30 pm
featuring Dennis Shafer, Diana Norma Szokolyai, & Rita Banerjee
Theatre Building Room 401
31 Hemenway Street, Boston, MA 02115

Friday March 8, 2013:

Cambridge Writers’ Workshop 2013 AWP Reading
Crossroads Pub * 5:00-7:00 pm
495 Beacon St  Boston, MA 02215

Thursday March 7, 2013:

Revival of the Literary Salon with the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop
AWP Panel featuring Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai, Jessica Piazza, Samantha Milowsky, & Jade Sylvan
Hynes Convention Center Room 202, 9:00-10:15 am

Saturday October 6, 2012:

Cambridge Writers’ Workshop & ChagallPAC present:
Rita Banerjee, Tara Skurtu & The Feather Merchants
Zeitgeist Outpost, 186 Hampshire Street
Inman Square, Cambridge, MA * 7:30 pm

Saturday May 19, 2012:

Brooklyn Lit Crawl 2012 presents:
Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Literary Cabaret
Ceol Bar (21+), 191 Smith Street * 6:00 pm

Saturday April 21, 2012

“On Writing and Craft” with the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop
Mass Poetry Festival 2012, 2:45-3:45 pm
Salem Community Charter School, Room 4

Saturday March 3, 2012:

Cambridge Writers’ Workshop AWP Reading
Danny’s Tavern * 5:00-7:15 pm
1951 W Dickens Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647

Friday November 25, 2011:

7:30 pm Reading @ the Opening of
The Cambridge Writers’ Studio
922 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY 11223

Friday May 6, 2011:

APA Compass, KBOO Radio
Reading from “Cracklers at Night”
Host: Kushlani de Soyza

Friday November 18, 2010:

Reading & Soundpainting with the
Chagall Performance Arts Collaborative
The Outpost, 186 Hamsphire Street
Inman Square, Cambridge, MA

Rita Banerjee

Rita Banerjee is a writer, and received her doctorate in Comparative Literature from Harvard University in May 2013.  She received her MFA in Poetry from the University of Washington in 2006, and while in Seattle, taught creative writing classes for Real Change newspaper and served as a Writer-in Residence for the Powerful Writers/Pipeline Project.  She has also taught creative writing classes for the Kalam Project in Kolkata, India and worked as a Literary Arts Fellow for the Dudley House at Harvard University.  She has published her creative work in Catamaran, The Crab Creek Review, The Dudley Review, Objet d’Art, Vox Populi, and Chrysanthemum among other journals.  She is a co-director of the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop in Cambridge, MA, and her new work has been featured in The New Renaissance, DesiLit, Poets for Living Waters, Dr. Hurley’s Snake-Oil Cure, Amethyst Arsenic, and The Fiction Project.  Her first collection of poems, a chapbook entitled Cracklers at Night, was recently published by Finishing Line Press in December 2010 and received 1st Honorable Mention for Best Poetry Book of 2011-2012 at the Lost Angeles Book Festival.  Her writing has also been recently featured on HER KIND by VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and on KBOO Radio’s APA Compass in Portland, Oregon.