Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar, founding editor of Drunken Boat, has published ten collections of original and translated poetry, most recently his own What Else Could It Be (Carolina Wren Press, 2015) and The Autobiography of a Goddess by the ninth-century poet/saint Andal, published this year by Zubaan Books in India and the University of Chicago Press. He has won a Pushcart Prize and a Hackney Literary Award, appeared on NPR and the BBC, and published in the New York Times and the Paris Review. Shankar is currently writing a memoir and editing a book of golden shovels to commemorate Gwendolyn Brooks.