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Martin Wong highlighted Amarnath Ravva’s AMERICAN CANYON last week in the Imprint Culture Lab’s book club. Noting that the experimental memoir is Kaya’s first full-color publication, Wong comments on the completeness of the work–a sparse narrative complemented by images. He characterizes the memoir as equal parts observation, emotion, and exploration, and summarizes the writing as follows: […]

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Get a sneak peek of Amarnath Ravva’s American Canyon, as featured in The Revealer, reviewer of religion and media! JULY 23, 2003. 6:32 AM > 00:00:00:00 Ravi yells, don’t go too far into the water—it’s deep and the stones are slippery! At the top of the steps, he is looking through the viewfinder of the video camera. He works in […]

12/04

12/04

Mark your calendars, because Amarnath Ravva will be in San Francisco again on December 4! He will be reading from his riveting experimental memoir American Canyon at The Poetry Center at SFSU. Don’t miss this chance to experience this unique union of image and text, and of myth and memory. Bay Area poet giovanni singleton will also be there reading her own poetry […]

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Hawa Allan has reviewed Amarnath Ravva’s novel AMERICAN CANYON over at The Tricycle Foundation. Below is an excerpt of her review. You can read the complete review here. “Ravva eschews the hackneyed narrative device of the hyphenated American suspended between two worlds, lonely, liminal, and lost. Instead, he employs precise descriptions of what he sees and hears, devoid of any […]

 
 
 
 

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