Meena Alexander was an award winning poet and scholar. Her eighth book of poetry Atmospheric Embroidery (TriQuarterly Books/ Northwestern University Press) was published in in June 2018. Click here to read two poems. Yale University Press published her edited volume, drawing on work by Twentieth Century Indian writers in several languages – Name me a Word: Indian Writers Reflect on Writing. She was Distinguished Professor of English at The Graduate Center / Hunter College, City University of New York.Meena passed away in November 2018.