Rochelle D’Silva

Rochelle D’Silva

Spoken Word Artist

Rochelle is a Spoken Word Poet based in Goa. She has performed on numerous stages across Australia, India, Nepal, Malaysia and Singapore. She has curated The Poetry Retreat - the first poetry residency designed solely for poets that focuses both of publishing and performing poetry. She put out the first Spoken Word Poetry album in India in 2017. Her poems give voice to feelings of displacement, love and loss. Both her Spoken Word albums (A Thin Veneer of Coping and Best Apology Face) are available on Bandcamp/iTunes/Spotify. Her solo collection of poems - When Home Is An Idea, has been widely appreciated as a conduit to talk about identity and belonging. Follow her work at

All Sessions by Rochelle D’Silva

Season 9 - Day 1 October 12, 2019
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm

Written word to Spoken word

Hall of Passion

Sampurna Chattarji, Aranya Johar, Rochelle D'Silva, Simar Singh in conversation with Sharin Bhatti