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Saturday, October 15, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm
Release Party I: Anuradha Bhowmik’s Brown Girl Chromatography
Launch Party & Poetry Reading

Release Party I: Anuradha Bhowmik’s Brown Girl Chromatography

Launch Party & Poetry Reading
Saturday, October 15, 2022 | 6:30-8:30pm | At Vox
Donations Accepted

Join us on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 6:30-8:30pm for a poetry reading in celebration of the launch of Anuradha Bhowmik’s Brown Girl Chromatography, winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize from Pitt Press. Anuradha will be joined by two other local poets: Connie Yu and Stephanie Cawley.

About the Artist

Anuradha Bhowmik is a Bangladeshi-American poet and writer from South Jersey. She is the 2021 winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize for her first collection Brown Girl Chromatography (Pitt Poetry Series, September 2022). Bhowmik is a 2022 Kundiman Fellow and a 2018 AWP Intro Journals Project Winner in Poetry. She earned her MFA from Virginia Tech. Her poetry and prose have appeared in POETRY, The Sun, Quarterly West, Nashville Review, Indiana Review, The Offing, Bayou Magazine, Crab Orchard Review, Zone 3, The Normal School, Copper Nickel, Salt Hill, and elsewhere.
More Info: / @bhowmikky

Connie Yu practices writing, printing, and cooking in Philadelphia. They curate, edit, and publish work by/for queer Asian artists and writers through FORTUNE/Many Folds Press, and facilitate local art and performance productions to tune skills, build resources, share joy.
More Info: / @connieyu121

Stephanie Cawley is a poet in Philadelphia. They are the author of My Heart But Not My Heart, winner of the Slope Book Prize chosen by Solmaz Sharif, and the chapbook A Wilderness from Gazing Grain Press. Their poems and other writing appear in Prolit, The Fanzine, TYPO, Peach, and West Branch, among other places.
More Info: / @no_moreflowers

Please note that Vox Populi is located on the third floor of a historic warehouse building at 319 N. 11th Street and that there are five steps leading from the street-level to the first-floor landing where the passenger elevator picks-up/drops-off. The entry into/out of the elevator is 29-inches wide, so may not accommodate all wheelchairs or motorized chairs. Any individual requiring a ramp to navigate this entryway is encouraged to get in touch with Vox Populi ahead of time to coordinate ramp-access and discuss accessibility details. Our ramps may not be suitable for all wheelchairs or motorized chairs, so we strongly encourage anyone requiring a ramp to be in touch at: or 215.238.1236

Covid Precautions: All visitors to Vox Populi are encouraged to wear a high-quality mask over their mouth and nose at all times while on-site, or when not actively consuming food or beverage.

Release Party I
October 15, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
October 15, 2022 @ 8:30 pm