Hard Hat Reading: Sunu P. Chandy
Poet and civil rights attorney Sunu P. Chandy reads “On Kindness” by Aracelis Girmay, plus her own poem “Teaching My Daughter How to Re-Cap the Toddler Toothpaste” from My Dear Comrades, as well as a new poem, “I Like Your Plant.”
Sunu P. Chandy (she/her) is a social justice activist through her work as a poet and a civil rights attorney. She’s a queer woman of color and lives in Washington, D.C. with her family. Sunu is the daughter of immigrants from Kerala, India. Her collection of poems, My Dear Comrades, was selected for the 2021 Terry J. Cox Prize, and published by Regal House in March 2023.