Cerritos Library Holds Reading by Author Namrata Poddar
By India-West Staff Reporter
CERRITOS, CA – Namrata Poddar read from her debut novel ‘Border Less’ on the evening of April 12 at the Cerritos Library Skyline Room, here.
Divided into two sections, “Roots” and “Routes,” “Border Less” traces the migratory journey of Dia Mittel, an airline call agent who is searching for a better life. Poddar’s novel was a finalist for Feminist Press’s Meriwether First Book Award.
Poddar writes fiction and nonfiction, serves as Interviews Editor for “Kweli” and teaches literature and writing at UCLA.
Her work has appeared in several publications, including “Poets & Writers,” “Literary Hub,” “Longreads,” “The Kenyon Review” and “The Best Asian Short Stories.”
After the reading, the author signed her books for fans young and old.