Rain Taxi holds my review of Mumbai Traps: Collected Plays by Anju Makhija. This comes in time like a box of Diwali sweets. Click here to read.
Posts from: October 2022
Flowers at the feet of Mumbai city.
I didn’t know I loved the City [of Mumbai] to bits. I didn’t know I loved Poetry to bits. At the Mumbai First event last evening I presented a retrospective of the last 75 years of Mumbai’s literature, ending with a wishlist that doesn’t stop there. Mumbai First makes things happen. Its Vision – Mumbai…
Bombay Hangovers at NCPA Library. Wanna come, Mumbaikars?!
Please keep 11 Nov, 4:30 pm free.I will be in conversation with Uma Narain and Sujata Jadhav over Bombay Hangovers, at NCPA’s Stuart-Liff Collection Library in the NCPA precincts.If you would like to dramatically read 2-paragraph-excerpts from Bombay Hangovers, drop me a line.
Me and WE in a poetic conversation on journeys.
Here’s the recording of my conversation with Smeetha Bhoumik of WE over life, literature, and journeys. (I was pretty unfiltered.) If you are on FB you can access the recording here.
Disco-balling with Poetry, Smee and WE.
Gladly looking forward to meeting Smee (Smeetha Bhoumik) at WE. At the glitzy disco-talk of poetry. Oct 13, 5:20 pm. Register in advance for this meeting at the zoom link here. Be there! 🙂 So just like jigging on the dance floor, we are planning to have no plan but go impromptu. I will read randomly…
My Story set in a chittmahal, enclave will have new interpretation.
I was absolutely amused to receive a note from Amrita Ghosh, an academic, teacher, writer, and editor | Assistant Professor of South Asian Literatures at the University of Central Florida. When she mentioned my short story on Chitmahal (The Enclave) it took me down a forgotten memory path of this story being published in The…
‘Mumbai@75’, on a panel at the Prince of Wales Museum, Fort.
Mumbaikars, join us for this in-person panel discussion ‘Mumbai @75’ organized by Mumbai First reminiscing on the art, culture, and architecture of our city of dreams. @mumbaifirst Moderated by Naresh Fernandes. 20th October 2022, 6 pm | Visitors Center,Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya,erstwhile Prince of Wales Museum, Fort Mumbai