So glad to be invited to the Yuvadhara/Youth Literature Festival 2023. Thank you, Benyamin Benny, Director of the festival, whose novels I have greatly enjoyed. Friends, who’s in Kochi around this time?
Posts from: April 2023
My poems + interview in a coffee table book.
Thank you Monalisa Joshi for bringing forth this beautiful coffee table book that also holds my poems and an author interview. A coffee table book format is the first for me!!! Until now I have only been treasuring Mario Miranda’s coffee table book with unending visual delights and panels. Now I must get some cuppa!!
A rose for a rose.
“You were chosen as one of the best poets translated to Macedonian language.” Raed Al-Jishi, poet and translator from Saudi Arabia and my IWP fellow-writer’s message to me last evening made my day, month, year! If at all we live in time or timelessness. I cherish these beautiful redeeming moments on a very long journey….
Isobreak v.22: Food Invokes Poetry Showcase
#ISOBREAKV22 Isobreak v.22: Food Invokes Poetry Showcase No matter if it’s breakfast, lunch or midnight snack time wherever you are in the world join Asia Pacific Writers & Translators and the New York Writers Workshop for a celebration of five amazing female poets and two of our most elemental forms of nourishment: poetry and food….
Caesurae conference in Cooch Behar: highlights for me.
The Caesurae conference in Cooch Behar was insightful in many Indic and Vedic ways of Tantra, Mantra and Music. Add to it the Rajbari Palace and giggling over beer and pizza with poet-friends. I was so glad to have read excerpts from Bombay Hangovers and speak of its upcoming translation into Hindi by Divya Joshi….
My poem in Hindi in a Penguin Random House imprint anthology
My love-letter-poem ‘Rehashed Mosiac’ is in Hindi, translated by the vibrant Anamika Anu. So glad to be part of this anthology Yaarekh/यारेख: Prem-patron Ka Sankalan/प्रेम-पत्रों का संकलन ed. by Anamika Anu /सं. अनामिका अनु published by Penguin Random House imprint Hind Pocket Books. Do read and drop a review if you read Hindi, my dear…
Poetry reading @Crossword Book Store, Palladium Mall
Dear Friends, You are invited to ‘Mood of the Heard’ – a poetry jugalbandi’ Crossword Book Store poetry readings at the Palladium Mall, Parel | 14 April, 7 pm onward. #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers