Arvin Ramgoolam is an emerging writer and owner of Townie Books and Rumors Coffee and Tea House in Crested Butte, Colorado (Ute Territory). Arvin is the 2020 One Story Adina Talve-Goodman Fellow and a 2022 MacDowell Fellow. While in residence, he will be at work on his novel in progress titled, A New West, an unsettling of the West and recentering it around indigenous, brown, black and queer bodies of difference.
When not writing, Arvin is an environmental steward with High Country Conservation Advocates and a facilitator for the Literary Arts program at the Crested Butte Center for the Arts. His narratives can be found in AAWW’s The Margins, The Normal School, and the Jellyfish Review.
Ramgoolam is the second annual Writing by Writers (WxW) resident in The Community Library’s Hemingway Writer-In-Residence program.
Space is limited, so register to save your seat. The program will also stream on the Library’s Vimeo and be available to watch live or later. Watch here on Vimeo.