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Inflating the Chatter

by Ankita Banerjee

 

 

Ankita Banerjee is a writer and poet based in Pune, India. Her works have appeared or will appear in The Bangalore Review, Coldnoon – International journal of travel writing & travelling cultures, Eunoia Review, Women’s Web, X-R-A-Y, Kitaab, Nine Muses Poetry and others. Her first short fiction series is published by Juggernaut Books in 2019. She can be reached at ankita.banerji88@gmail.com.

 

What surprising, fascinating stuff can you tell us about the origin, drafting, and/or final version of “Inflating the Chatter”?

The poem ‘Inflating the chatter’ sprung up from the snarls of writer’s block. I wrote the piece one morning and the final draft came along in the same afternoon.

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