Kaleidoscope An Asian Journey of Colors

December 6, 2020
Kaleidoscope An Asian Journey of Colors

About the AuthorSweta Srivastava Vikram is a multi-genre writer and marketingprofessional living in New York City. She is the author of "BecauseAll Is Not Lost" from Modern History Press and the co-author of"Whispering Woes of Ganges & Zambezi" (Cyberwit 2010). Her workhas appeared in six countries across three continents. Sweta hasheld recent artist residencies and workshops in Portugal, Ireland,and several within USA. She is a graduate of ColumbiaUniversity."In this innovative series, Sweta Srivastava Vikram re-appropriatescolor. Cultures and mythologies collide along the way, and theresult is a chapbook that feels like a quest. In the end, thecolors are a map to identity. The child's pink tonsils or thebride's red sari are not symbols, but rather mile markers. LikeVikram's poems, they lead toward understanding"--Erica Wright, Senior Poetry Editor, "Guernica"About the ChapbookThe book delves into the implication and philosophy of colors froma Hindu woman's point of view, from birth until death. The colorshe adorns herself with almost depicts the story of her life.Expressed through different poetic and verbal forms, each color inthe book has its own tone and is specific to different agegroups.Learn more at www.SwetaVikram.comFrom the World Voices Series at Modern History Press www.ModernHistoryPress.com