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Sunu P. Chandy has performed poems and led creative writing workshops in a variety of settings over the past 25 years. She completed her MFA in creative writing - poetry at Queens College, CUNY in 2013. Her work can be found in Asian American Literary ReviewBeltway Poetry QuarterlyPoets on Adoption, Split this Rock’s on-line social justice database, The Quarry and This Bridge We Call Home: Radical Visions for Transformation, and other publications.  Sunu has completed degrees at Earlham College (Peace and Global Studies / Women’s Studies) and Northeastern Law School. Sunu is a social justice attorney and has previously served on the boards of directors of arts and activist organizations in New York City including the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective and the Audre Lorde Project.  She currently serves on the board of Split This Rock, in Washington, DC.  

 
 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

Plume Poetry, Indian Poets: Shelter-In-Place (2017)

Mom Egg Review, Literature and Art: To Satya from Satya, March 15, 2017

Asian American Writers' Workshop-  None of the Furniture Fits: Two Poems by Sunu Chandy  August 9, 2016 

Split this Rock Poetry Database:  Too Pretty  July 1, 2016

Beltway Poetry QuarterlyVolume 16:4,  Salvation Army ; Divestment;  Just Act Normal; Lodge; Kasthaputta Vanhu,  Fall 2015

Love 911 NYC, Felt like a Holiday, Felt like a Home: Love Letter Poem to NYC, September 10, 2014

Asian American Writers’ Workshop – “Hey, Thanks for Being Nice” , September 8, 2014

Poets On Adoption, Sunday, May 1, 2011

The Fire In My Heart ,  This Bridge We Call Home-- Edited by Gloria Anzaldúa and AnaLouise Keating, Routledge, 2002