Three books in the post!

Rarely does this happen… three books in the post received this week have my work in them: in Arabic, in an anthology, in a new book of prose poetry. ‘Iowa River – A Selection of Contemporary International Poetry’ (Ed. Raed Aljishi; Walking Bookfairs’ gorgeous put-together of ‘100 Poems are Not Enough’; Paper Asylum’s first copy is…

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Poetry film ‘Skirt’ is finally here!

Hi Friends, So… the poetry film ‘Skirt’ is finally here. I cannot thank Filmmaker Philippa Collie Cousins & team enough! Thank you Visible Poetry Project!! @visiblepoetryproject And while at this, also check out the other poetry films. The one released a day before now is by Filmmaker: Michelle Cheripka / Poet: Ocean Vuong. https://lnkd.in/fFBsJVP Also,…

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My poem ‘Skirt’ made into a poetry film

Glad to share with you news about ‘Skirt’ in a soon-to-be-released poetry film, made by filmmaker Philippa Collie Cousins (UK) and team, for the Visible Poetry Project 2018. You will find the poem ‘Skirt’ in Four Degrees of Separation. Worldwide release: 24th April. Watch this space for more. Here’s the Mid-day coverage: https://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-diary-friday-dossier-april132018/19314155

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SRMU university and Kitaab Festival 2018, Lucknow

Lovely time in Lucknow. The SRMU university and Kitaab festival was a smooth, well-organized event. So effortless it seemed, that I can estimate the planning gone into it. I was in conversation with Novoneel Chakraborty on around ‘What the youth wants to read in contemporary India’ and on a panel discussion on how women from minority communities…

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