Bhanu Kapil, “2. Who Are You and Whom Do You Love?” from The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers. Copyright 2001. Reprinted by permission of Kelsey St. Press. An audio reading by the author is on the press website,
Bhanu Kapil - Bhanu Kapil [(born 1968)] lives in Colorado where she teaches writing and thinking at Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, as well as Goddard College’s low-residency MFA. She is the author of a number of full-length works of poetry/prose, including The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers (Kelsey Street Press, 2001), Incubation: a space for monsters (Leon Works, 2006), hu
Poetry. Asian American Studies. THE VERTICAL INTERROGATION OF STRANGERS blends the narratives of the travelog and the coming of age novel. It is written by a young Indian woman whose travels take her between homes in two countries, India and England, and through parts of the United States. These short pieces reveal new ways of belonging in the ...