Witty & Wry with a Steely Heart*
Patina, launched in New York at the Matwaala festival in April 2019 has received tremendous reviews, excerpted below.
Jindal’s capacity for hard beauty and pride in her own unsentimentality…along with an irreverent playfulness made me want to see her take this tone to its limits, to interrogate her own premises berfrois
Both trenchant & calming…this is it! Asian Review of Books
Elegant forceful lyrics Ink Sweat and Tears
Beautifully contemplative The Lake
Powerful The High Window
Poignancy and grace laced in a rare simplicity Confluence
With magical simplicity, Jindal connects easily with readers The Book Review
* from the review by Colin Pink in The Lake.
Photo by Tim Tomlinson at the Red Room, New York City.
With Salman Rushdie at the NYU launch.
Full reviews can be read at:
Asian Review of Books: https://asianreviewofbooks.com/content/patina-poetry-by-kavita-jindal/
Also selected poems here: https://asianreviewofbooks.com/content/selections-from-patina-poetry-by-kavita-jindal/
Ink Sweat and Tears: http://www.inksweatandtears.co.uk/pages/?p=19254
The Lake: http://www.thelakepoetry.co.uk/reviews/june19/
The High Window: https://thehighwindowpress.com/2019/06/29/reviews-of-recent-chapbooks/
The Book Review: http://bit.ly/2lMi9Wt
Reading from Patina.
Yogesh Patel unwrapping Patina at the NYU launch.
I have to say Patina is an absolute treat. Couldn’t put it down. It’s like when you have something salty and then something sweet, then salty and sweet again and you cannot stop till you’ve finished the whole lot. Anuradha Gupta
An eclectic mix, with a contemporary feel and a subversive edge. Isabel Bermudez
A gem of a book. Arpita Sharma
Reading Patina is like sipping fine wine. SV
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