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Linda Ashok

Author of whorelight (Hawakal, Aug 2017), Linda Ashok is the 2017 Charles Wallace India Fellow in Creative Writing (Poetry) at the University of Chichester, UK. Her poems and reviews have appeared in several publications, online and in print, including The Common, Crab Orchard Review, The Pointed Circle by Portland Community College, Contemporary Verses 2, The McNeese Review, Friends Journal, Axolotl, Expound, among others. Linda is the Founder/President of RædLeaf Foundation for Poetry & Allied Arts and sponsors the annual RL Poetry Award (since 2013). More at

8 Spoken Word Poets Blurring the Thick Divide Between the Stage...

Linda Ashok Do you have any guess for this deep seated aversion for the “spoken word” in general? Why literary critics and practitioners exclude the...

Poems by Linda Ashok

MOLD When you left and I left When we both left our glasses to the loneliness that'll babysit our leaving the place that has seen us naked in each one of our eyes There were islands; green irises...