LA-Lit interviewed Amarnath Ravva on Sunday, December 4, 2005 at 5pm.
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During the first half of the show Amar showed short videos that accompanied his readings.
Download a full video of the first half of the show here:
LA-Lit 6 Part a Video
Amarnath Ravva lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He recently finished his first manuscript, a work of non-fiction called American Canyon, that blends South Indian and Californian history, memoir, poetry, documentary, and compassion. When he is not writing or producing art, he teaches at Glendale Community College. Since 2001 he has served as an advisor for the journal nocturnes (re)view of the literary arts. He has published several poems in Interlope: a Journal of Asian American poetics, nocturnes, The Berkeley Poetry Review, and has work forthcoming in the journal Trepan, as well as the anthologies Risen from the East: the Poetry of the Non-Western World, and Writing the Lines of our Hands. To learn more about Amar and his work, visit Videopoetics.org.
Amar read from his manuscript, American Canyon. You can download a pdf of a selection from this work below.
selection from American Canyon