Shailja Patel

born Nairobi, Kenya

grew up in Nairobi

University of York, economics and politics

trained as a chartered accountant in London

was a monastic staff member with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta center

certified yoga teacher

currently resides in Oakland, California

manages finance and operations for the Shinnyo-En Foundation in San Francisco

at SALA South Asian Literature and Arts Archive

at Rubber Chicken Poetry

at Kearny Street

at BASAAR Bay Area South Asian Artist Resource

at daniland

at LivePoets

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