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Kicking Off National Poetry Month with Adhya Kona

It’s National Poetry Month! Get your creativity flowing with Niba and Adhya Kona, 18-year-old poetic genius. Adhya shares her verses and explores the fascinating intersection of art and science. 

And as if that’s not enough, Adhya even spills the tea on some pro-tips for tapping into your own creative potential. Don’t miss out on this must-listen episode!

Adhya’s awards:

2022-23 Seattle Youth Poet Laureate Cohort Member

2022-23 Hugo House Youth Poetry Cohort Member

Teaching Assistant/Guest Artist for University of Washington Writer’s Workshop

Read onstage at Seattle Town Hall and opened for Reginald Dwayne Betts

Read at/opened a feature event at the 2023 AWP Conference (Association of Writers/Writing Programs)

Publication Accreditations/Recognitions:

University of Washington Henry Art Gallery

Rising Phoenix Review: The Nest

Prometheus Dreaming: Prometheus Unbound

A Short Scientist

Button Poetry & Lit Bowl selected Short Form Poet

Book Mentioned:

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

On Earth we’re briefly gorgeous by Ocean Vong by Ocean Vong

Vagina Obscura by Rachel E. Gross.

This is How You Lose The Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone,

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This episode was edited by Niba and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose
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