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                             Shreela Ray



Books (Poetry):

Night Conversations with None Other, Dustbooks, Paradise, California, 1977.
The Passion of Draupadi, Writers's Workshop, Calcutta, 1978.


Poetry, Minnesota Review, CHOICE, Southern Poetry Review, The Falcon, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Nation, Pembroke Magazine, Poetry Now, Rapport, Granite, Audit, Niagara Magazine, Gray Book (India), The Westigan Review, New Letters, Street Magazine, Books Abroad: An International Quarterly of Literature, FOCUS/ Midwest, Urthkin, Branch Redd (UK), Dalhousie Review, Kaviya Bharati (India).


A Decade of Poems. Guy Owen,  Southern Poetry Review Press, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1969.
CAPstan Poems, Darcy Ryser and Bruce Benderson, eds.,  Center for Cultural Resources, New York, 1976.
Hers: English Verse by Indian Women. Mary Ann Dasgupta.  Writer's Workshop, Calcutta, 1978.
Modern Indian Poetry in English. P.Lal. 2nd ed., Writer's Workshop, Calcutta, 1971.

Short Fiction:

"To Such Sights Colder", Atlantic Monthly (college supplement), Atlantic Monthly  Press, Boston, 1962.

Honours and Awards:

The Atlantic Monthly short story contest, first place,1962.
Reader's Digest short story contest, honourable mention, 1962/63.
Ingram-Merrill Foundation grant, 1964-65.
Yaddo, June 1966.
CAPS fellow, 1973-74.
NEA fellow, 1976-77.
Directory of American Poets

Reviews: (Night Conversations and Draupadi)

Contact II, 1978.
Booklist, 1977. 
Library Journal, 1977. 
Three Rivers Poetry Journal, 1978.
Indian Book Chronicle, 1981.

 Recordings:  (Video/audio  tapes)

BSA Sound Seminars, Mcgraw-Hill, 1968.
Contemporary Poetry Series, Writers' Forum, SUNY at Brockport, 1975.
Writer's Workshop, Calcutta, 1977. 
Library of Congress, 1979.


Everson Library, Syracuse, New York,1974
Olean Public Library, Olea, New York, 1974
Annual Writer's Workshop, July 5-11, 1987 University of Rochester


Drake University, Syracuse University, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY at Fredonia, SUNY at Brockport, SUNY at Geneseo, Monroe Community College, Jamestown Community College, University of Louisville, Southampton College, Briarcliff College, Aquinas College, 92nd St. YM-YWHA, Mansfield Community College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Oberlin College, Wayne County Arts Council, State University of California at Sacramento, Cooperstown (New York), Pyramid Arts Center (Rochester), State University of New York at Stonybrook, State University College at Geneseo.


Monroe Community College, 1983-1984.
Rochester Institute of Technology, 1978-82.
Empire State College, Rochester, 1975-78.
Nazareth College, Rochester, 1968-69.
Connecticut College, New London, Summer 1966, "Upward Bound".
SUNY at Buffalo, 1965-67, teaching fellow.
Writers and Books, January-February 1984.


M.A.    1980 State University of New York at Buffalo
--      1962 Summer school at Bread Loaf School of
             English, Vt.
--      1964-65 Writers' Workshop, State University 
                of Iowa, Iowa City.
B.A.    1964 Webster College, Webster Groves. Mo.

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