Coming up in a few hours is a powerful discussion on the role of women in society, specially widows.
Please join our guest +Sweta Vikram
on today's chat. Sweta Srivastava Vikram, featured by Asian Fusion as “One of the most influential Asians of our time,” is an award-winning writer, three times Pushcart Prize nominee, Amazon bestselling author of 10 books, novelist, poet, essayist, and columnist who lives in NYC with her husband. She is also a certified yoga teacher who shares the love and power of yoga with female trauma survivors. A graduate of Columbia University, when Sweta is not doing yoga, cooking, traveling, writing books, or posts for magazines, teaching creative writing, or giving talks on gender equality, she works as a digital and content marketing consultant.
In today's chat we will be giving away a copy of Sweta's new book - Wet Silence to 2 lucky participants. Wet Silence bears moving accounts of Hindu widows in India and raises concern about the treatment of widowed women by society. It’s a collection of poems that covers a myriad of subjects centered on social evils such as misogyny, infidelity, gender inequality, and celibacy amongst other things.