Karthik Purushothaman

Karthik Purushothaman is a poet and writer from Chennai, India, who lives in New Jersey. He has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prizes and once for Best New Poets and received a special mention in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019. Karthik’s poems have appeared in Boulevard, Hyperallergic, Rattle, Subtropics, and The Margins, among others. He has also had interviews and commentary in Poetry Foundation, American Poetry Review, The New Republic, The Baffler, Jacobin, The Wire, and elsewhere. He blogs at https://alienencounters.substack.com.