Meher Manda is a poet, short story writer, journalist, and educator from Mumbai, India currently living in New York City. She earned her MFA in Fiction from the College of New Rochelle and is the founding editor-in-chief of the college’s first MFA curated literary journal, The Canopy Review. She is a graduate of the Teaching Artist Project and a mentee with the NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program. She has performed her poetry with Poets&Writers, Boundless Tales, Dead Rabbits Reading, and Poet's Country, and was Poet of the Day for Poetry Society of New York's Micro-Residency project. She is currently working on her debut prose poetry collection that explores the political, social, and cultural values that inform and shape Indian femininity.
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