Chennai Mathematical Institute


CMI Arts Initiative: Online Talks and Readings 2021
Date and time: Thursday, 18 March 2021, 20:00 IST
Summing Up

Anne Tannam and Fiona Bolger


Anne Tannam and Fiona Bolger are both poets based in Ireland but with connections to India and Chennai. In their reading they will explore the themes of loss and gain, numbers and accounting, stasis and movement, through their words.

About the poets:

Anne Tannam has published two poetry collections; Take This Life (WordOnTheStreet 2011) and Tides Shifting Across My Sitting Room Floor (Salmon Poetry 2017), with a third, Twenty-six Letters of a New Alphabet forthcoming with Salmon later this year. For more information on Anne's poetry, visit

Fiona has had her poetry published in India, Ireland and the US. Her first collection, a compound of words came out with Yoda Press, Delhi in 2019. Her grimoire, The Geometry of Love Between the Elements was published by Poetry Bus Press in 2013. She works as a creative writing facilitator with workshops in Dublin, Delhi and Chennai, on Zoom! Her website is