Author of The Arithmetic of Breasts and other stories, Four Degrees of Separation, and Paper Asylum, Rochelle Potkar is the alumna of Iowa’s International Writing Program (2015) and Charles Wallace India Trust Writer’s fellowship, Stirling (2017). Widely anthologized, her prose was performed on stages in Iowa and Portland. She was the winner of the 2016 Open Road Review story contest for The leaves of the deodar. Her poem Cellular: P.O.W. was shortlisted for the 2017 Hungry hill competition, Ireland, and Ground up won third place at the David Burland poetry prize 2017. She has read her poetry at several festivals, recently the Lviv International Literature Festival, Ukraine.