Meet the Artist: Komal Mathew
5PM - 6PM
SWWIM (Supporting Women Writers in Miami) was co-founded by Jen Karetnick and Catherine Esposito Prescott. SWWIM publishes, promotes, and celebrates women writers, trans and cis women, nonbinary, intersex, and other gender-expansive communities, with a year-round reading series held at The Betsy-South Beach in Miami Beach, FL and the online poetry journal SWWIM Every Day. Together, SWWIM and The Betsy have presented almost 50 poetry readings.
Komal Mathew is the author of For Daughters Who Walk Out Like Sons, which won the Zone 3 Press First Book Award for Poetry. Her poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Crazyhorse, Diode Poetry Journal, The New Republic, Poetry, and others. A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology and Sarah Lawrence College, she lives with her family in Smyrna, Georgia, where she is the co-founding editor of Josephine Quarterly.
Komal Matthew is a visiting writer in The Betsy Writers Room in partnership with SWWIM.