I’m looking forward this November-end, early-December 2019 to the launch of Red River Publication’s Book of Haibun | Volume 1 | Edited by Steve Hodge and Paresh Tiwari. Two of my haibun feature in it. It’s the artwork of the book to glee over. What when the editor himself is an artist! So glad that…
Posts from: October 2019
Haibun workshop in Macau, 7th November 2019
If you happen to be in Macau on November 7, 2019 and want to engage in crafting haibun, here’s a workshop for you. I have had fun sharing this form in Iowa and Bangladesh, and wherever I go. Now Macau, for APWT 2019. 10 am to 1 pm. Register here.
My poem ‘The toys of Chitrakoot’ featured in Stand (editor – Vahni Capildeo)
My poem ‘The toys of Chitrakoot’ features in Stand – the ecopoetics issue edited by Vahni Capildeo. https://www.standmagazine.org/…/stand-issue-223-volume-1…/62 * A memorable Diwali gift along with Vahni’s words of encouragement, to be cherished forever – “These (poems) are stunning and it is so kind of you to let me read them for Stand. I wish we…
My poem ‘Disquiet’ in Marathi, published in Ranangan!
My lamp is literature, so my Diwali is all about a poem ‘Disquiet’ from Four Degrees of Separation, that got aptly translated to Marathi by the ever-perceptive Sanket Mhatre. This poem read in two languages at an effervescent gathering of Marathi poetry, which also happened to be celebrated poet Arun Mhatre’s birthday. I am stoked…
Poetry at Rudyard Kipling’s house/ Sir J J Institute of Applied Art
In the leafy alcove of the courtyard of Rudyard Kipling’s house (Dean’s Bungalow) we immersed into reading, listening and viewing of strong and tender poems by Ulrike Almut Sandig in German, then its Hindi, Marathi and English translations, with poetry films interspersing. Thanks to Jayashree Hari Joshi, Ila Joshi, Santosh Kshirsagar and Sanket Mhatre –…
Mischievous Musings, reading Nissim Ezekiel’s poetry
Dear Friends, Here’s Mischievous Musings – five poems by Nissim Ezekiel. Thank you for making these archives possible with your sheer vision – Kunal Jhawar | KalArt, Bhuvi Gupta and Kshitiz Kakodkar | Brahma Media. Comments, welcome.
The whole German shebang! with Ulrike Almut Sandig
See you tomorrow then – 19th, Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts. See what the papers say. Loksatta and Lokmat coverage for Crossover Poems, created/curated by Sanket Mhatre, at Dean’s Bungalow, Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts, 4 pm onward. And it doesn’t end just there. 20th is another interesting day of translated poetry – Gained…
Crossover poems: readings at Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts, 19th Oct
Ulrike Almut Sandig is in town and we are reading poetry in German, English, Hindi and Marathi for Crossover Poems, created/curated by Sanket Mhatre. Come join us on 19th October, Dean’s Bungalow, Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts, 4 pm onward.
Me & November & APWT. Gee!
SO looking forward to participating at APWT in Macau! 4-8th November 2019. More soon.