Skip to content Skip to main navigation Skip to footer

Kellogg Writers Series: Natasha Rao

7:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2023
UIndy Hall A, Schwitzer Student Center 

Free and open to the public!

The Kellogg Writers Series brings writers of distinction to the University of Indianapolis campus for classroom discussions and free public readings.

Natasha Rao is a poet and educator from New Jersey. Her debut collection, Latitude, was selected by Ada Limón as the winner of the 2021 APR/Honickman First Book Prize. The recipient of a 2021 Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, she has also received support from Bread Loaf, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Community of Writers, and was named a Djanikian Scholar by The Adroit Journal. Her work appears in The Nation, American Poetry Review, The New York Times Magazine, The Yale Review, and elsewhere. She holds a BA from Brown University and an MFA from NYU, where she was a Goldwater Fellow. She is currently an Editor of American Chordata and lives in Brooklyn.