In this episode of Madison BookBeat, host Jonas Gomez Tijerino speaks with local poet Shahayra Majumder, author of the new chapbook, The Unreliable Narrator Wakes Up. They discuss the process of publishing independently and the themes of loss of innocence and navigating adulthood.
About the guest:
Shahayra Majumder is a Madison transplant, hailing originally from West Palm Beach, Florida. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Biomoleculor Sciences and a Minor in Mathematics from the University of Florida in Gainesville. In 2019, she moved to Madison for work.. Since then she has held roles as a Technical Solutions Engineer for Epic, Solution Engineer for Included Health, and, most recently, Sales Engineer for Myndshft. The Unreliable Narrator Wakes Up is Shahayra’s first published collection.