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Neelanjana Banerjee - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Neelanjana Banerjee Neelanjana Banerjee

Lecturer of Asian and Asian American Studies | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Neelanjana Banerjee is an expert in Asian American arts, and Asian Pacific American and Asian diasporic literature.

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Neelanjana Banerjee reads for the PAWA Arkipelago Literary Series (1 of 2)

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Biography

In 20 years of work in mainstream and independent journalism, youth development work, Asian American arts, copywriting, and editing, INeelanjana Banerjee has honed her strengths as a communicator across various platforms. Currently, she is based in Los Angeles and working as Managing Editor for Kaya Press, an independent press dedicating to Asian Pacific American and Asian diasporic literature. She also teaches in the Asian American Studies Department at UCLA and at Loyola Marymount University, and teach writing through private workshops.

Education (2)

San Francisco State University: M.F.A., Creative Writing Fiction 2007

Oberlin College: B.A., English and Third World Studies 2000

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Areas of Expertise (4)

Asian Pacific American and Asian Diasporic Literature

American American Arts

Creative Writing

Third World Studies

Industry Expertise (4)

Publishing

Education/Learning

Writing and Editing

Fine Art

Media Appearances (1)

LOS ANGELES POETS AND THE TEMPER OF OUR TIMES

Luis Rodriguez Blog  online

2016-12-14

This year, Tia Chucha Press released a new anthology of L.A.-area poets, “Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles,” edited by Neelanjana Banerjee, Daniel A. Olivas, and Ruben J. Rodriguez. Beautifully designed by Jane Brunette, who’s been designing our books for 27 years, with cover art by Alfonso Aceves, “Coiled Serpent” is a testament to the powerful poetry undergirding all the ugliness and splendor, scarcity and abundance, of our lives...

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Articles (1)

Cease to Exist: Exploring the Manson Horrors While Pregnant

Mutha Magazine

2019-08-08

I like to consume horror movies about pregnancy when I’m pregnant because it’s another one of those things that pregnant women are not “supposed” to do. Along with all the restrictions—not drinking coffee, or smoking weed, or eating cold cuts or sushi, or of course consuming alcohol—pregnancy comes with this unreasonable forced cheerfulness that I find oppressive.

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