Priyanka Kumar

Priyanka Kumar is a recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award, New Mexico/New Visions Governor’s Award, Canada Council for the Arts Grant, Ontario Arts Council Literary Award, and an Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Fellowship. Her debut novel, the critically acclaimed Take Wing and Fly Here, was published in 2013. She wrote, directed, and produced the feature documentary The Song of the Little Road starring Martin Scorsese and Peter Rainer, which is now in the permanent collection of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Her essays and criticism have appeared or are forthcoming in publications including The Washington Post and The Huffington Post.