Kirun Kapur grew up in Hawaii and has since lived and worked in North America and South Asia. Her work has appeared in AGNI, Poetry International, FIELD, The Christian Science Monitor and many other journals and news outlets. She has been a poetry fellow at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Vermont Studio Center and McDowell Colony. Currently, she lives in Massachusetts, where she is the co-director of The Tannery Series. Her work was awarded 2012 Arts &Letters/ Rumi Prize for Poetry.

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