At Kitaab.org Here’s the link: https://kitaab.org/2016/06/26/poetry-review-four-degrees-of-separation/ Since we belong to that zamana where reviews get reviewed, so here are two reviews of this review: A very exhaustive and well covered review. – Julia Dutta The book is so well reviewed. Some lines made me feel choked…some raised my expectation beyond permissible limits to strengthen my…
Posts from: June 2016
Paresh Tiwari and I will be conducting our first haibun-writing workshop at the British Council Library on 2nd and 3rd July 2016. Notes, presentations, books for reference, humor – checked, and in place. Let’s see what the rains do to us now!
Yes, the annual report is out and I find in it the same wonder of receiving an annual report card plus a ticket through nostalgia’s journey. https://iwp.uiowa.edu/sites/iwp/files/iwp-annual-report-2015-web_0.pdf
Visited Artisans’, Kala ghoda and heard three riveting stories around LGBT at storytelling event co-hosted by Tall Tales and the American Consulate, Mumbai. Met many friends, made new friends. It was a gala. with the multi-talented Michael Burns.
The real purpose of going to Chennai this time was to complete my dubbing. I was worried about doing those four scenes without retakes. Different people had said different things about dubbing – that it was hard, that the voice cracked up at the end of the day… Mine went well only because of director Ram….
This was a good experience. Naiduji and I spoke about a few poems from Four Degrees of Separation. I read quite a few poems and then we opened it up to an open mic of eclectic Tamil, English and Urdu poetry. I went away full, not empty, as happens so many times when one has to speak but…