Joao-Roque Literary Journal Issue # 11 is out!

Issue # 11 of the Joao-Roque Literary Journal is out! Homelands Far Away. This issue features moving poetry by Chandramohan Sathyanathan, Sonnet Mondal, Pitambar Naik, and Salil Chaturvedi. In the beautiful words of Editor Selma Carvalho… Dear readers, It is hard to believe that we are already into our third year of publishing the journal….

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For Poetry Without Walls

Yesterday was an interesting Mumbai event. Unusual poets yoked together, a few who might never have read in the same space given the walls & lines (with no windows) drawn between them. FOR A WORLD WITHOUT WALLS A brave act of inclusiveness by Bina Sarkar Ellias who inhaled and implemented the truest spirit of poetry,…

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‘Skirt’ – my poetry film at Hyderabad Literary Festival 2019

If you are at Hyderabad Literary Festival this January, don’t miss ‘Trans-Verse’ at Shaheen block, conceptualized and curated by Saima Afreen, showcasing works of eight poets from India, France, Portugal, Brazil, and Ireland. Yekta, Marcio Andre, Rochelle Potkar, Santasree Chaudhuri, Saima Afreen, Colm Scully, Mriganka Shekhar Ganguly, and Carolina Floare. “How does a poet’s mind…

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