The poetry process with Khairani Barokka
A deep dive into the unconscious process of writing with Khairani Barokka and Rishi Dastidar

Ever been in the writing daze? On this episode of The Writing Life Podcast we are joined by Indonesian writer and artist Khairani Barokka, who served as our Associate Artist in 2020. She is joined by Nine Arches Press stablemate Rishi Dastidar for a deep dive into the unconscious process of writing poetry and the environmental elements of Okka’s writing.

Khairani Barokka is an Indonesian writer and artist living in London. She is the co-editor of Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back, the author-illustrator of Indigenous Species, and author of debut poetry collection Rope. She was Modern Poetry in Translation’s Inaugural Poet-In-Residence, National Centre for Writing’s Associate Artist in 2020 and she has been a Researcher-in-Residence at UAL’s Decolonising the Arts Institute.

Rishi Dastidar’s debut collection Ticker-tape is published by Nine Arches Press, and his work has been published by Financial Times, New Scientist and the BBC amongst many others.

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