The Beat of Beast in Lost The Plot: Pune
Nov 23
2017

The Beat of Beast

Storytelling, spoken word, poetry English/Hindi/Urdu 2 hrs

Lost The Plot: Pune,
128/2, Laxmi Road, Aundh, Above Seasons Apartment Hotel, Pune, Maharashtra 411007, India

  • Thu 23 Nov, 07:00 PM

    Entry PassRs. 350

ARTISTS

Eloise Stevens

When Zainab (a maid), Arundhati (an NRI) and Freddi (an expat) all land on the Mumbai Central platform, they know they only want one thing: to make it big in this beast- breathing city. And if not big, at least to survive. Yet as we all know, Mumbai is not a city of sweet-scented breath and low-rumbling purrs. How can the three manage to alchemize their adversity into opportunity, or at the very least, refuge?

Eloise Stevens' debut chapbook was expelled from the gut of this city to tell stories of coconut-wallahs and henna-haired witches, monsoons and gallis, feta and watermelon salads. Above all, however, it is the entwining and unraveling of three converging female experiences as they all seek to conquer this urban beast.

The full-length poetry collection, The Beat of Beast, was shortlisted for The 'Great' Indian Poetry Collective and Eyewear Publishing's Melita Hulme prize.

Eloise is a poet and workshop facilitator based between Mumbai and London. She holds a degree in French and Portuguese literature from Oxford University, which is where she first started writing poetry. Her poems have been published in Oxford University's Cherwell Literary Supplement, No Bindings, Jaipur Literature Festival, Helter Skelter and The Bombay Review. She has performed at The Cuckoo Club, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, in Mumbai, the Edinburgh Fringe, the Poetry Caf, London, and is a Farrago slam champion. She runs a poetry production house called And The Amazons which produces shows based on the good things in life, you know, like radical poet Arun Kolatkar and the 12th-century lovers Heloise and Abelard.

Shantanu Anand and Nandini Varma of the Airplane Poetry Movement will be opening the night.

Ticket price includes a copy of the chapbook!

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