OORMILA VIJAYAKRISHNAN PRAHLAD

The Song of the Hope Seeker

Acrylic, guache, distress inks, pastels, cloth remnants, paper bits, lace, and wool threads on watercolor paper, 12×9 inches, March 2023

Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad is an Indian-Australian artist, poet, and improv pianist. Her art has been featured on the covers of several journals including Amsterdam Quarterly yearbook, Pithead Chapel, Two Thirds North, Kissing Dynamite Poetry, and Stonecoast Review. Her work has been nominated multiple times for the Best of the Net. She lives and works in Sydney on the traditional lands of The Eora Nation. Find her @oormilaprahlad and @oormila_paintings.

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PROSE

2022 Prose Chapbook Winner
This is for the Naming, Dacia Price (an excerpt)
A Conversation with Dacia Price, Maria S. Picone, Managing Editor

Across Dark Waters, Charlotte Stevenson
Awake at 2:58 AM Anticipating Eruption, Nathan King
Your Neighbor Your Lover, Sydney Kim
Notes on Grieving Gary, Dylan Smith
Thorns, Armaan Kapur

POETRY

Limbo, Cara Waterfall
Frog Prince Flops Under Scrutiny, V.A. Bettencourt
Foodsafe, Jade Liu
Spring 2021, Laura Villareal
Sometimes I Still Get Hungry, Rachel Mallalieu
Lent, Caitlyn Alario
20 Bars for Vitiligo, Alba Delia Hernández
Dinner Sonnet, Mimi Yang

ART

Facing It Together, Jack Bordnick
Eden, Margaret Karmazin
tanggal, Cinnamone Winchester/Sebastiàn Ungco
Message in a Bottle, Carella Keil
Inhibition, Grace Zhou
The Song of the Hope Seeker, Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad