Shilpa Kamat’s poetry and fiction are informed by ecology, global mythologies, and diverse/intersecting identities; centralize in-between and underrepresented experiences; and have an orientation towards healing and connectivity.


Saraswati Takes Back the Alphabet  2019, Newfound Press

Finalist for 2018 Gloria Anzaldúa Poetry Prize

Read two poems published in PCC Inscape

Read three poems published in Rigorous

Read “Consequences” in Strange Horizons and/or listen to it in this two-minute podcast hosted by Ciro Faienza.


Winner of Marion Hood Boess Haworth Prize for Fiction for Children & Young Adults

Finalist for New Vision Award, Tu Books