Through Mumbai Monochrome, a collection of photographs that capture the cityscape in all its moods, Kelkar places dead centre the people who have made this much talked about city an energetic, complex and multicultural metropolis simply by way of their quotidian lives and occupations.
From what I gather from Amitav Ghosh’s relatively detailed portrayal of his last months in his essay, ‘The Ghat of the Only World’: Agha Shahid in Brooklyn, Shahid died peacefully, having embraced death as he had embraced life before his mother’s death.
Iqra Khilji, who shot to fame with her poem Khabees, speaks about what poetry means to her and her literary inspirations
Poet, scholar Meena Alexander, known for award-winning poetry collection Illiterate Heart, dies at 67
Meena Alexander was best-known for her award-winning collections of poetry Illiterate Heart (2002) and Raw Silk (2004) among many other literary works.
Gieve Patel's Collected Poems offer a rare journey into the writer’s mind and imagination, its development
Gieve Patel — a medical practitioner, playwright and painter — published his first collection of poems in 1966. The poem ‘On Killing a Tree’ from that collection is perhaps his most widely known.
Inspired initially by Brecht and later by Neruda, Kedarnath Singh found rare balance between accessibility and depth | #FirstCulture
World Poetry Day: Read the selected verses of three noted Indian poets, in Assamese, Malayalam, Sindhi
On World Poetry Day 2018, poets Jiban Narah (Assamese), Anita Thampi (Malayalam), Mohan Himthani (Sindhi) share their verses with us — spanning subjects as diverse as smartphone addiction to womanhood
Manohar Shetty’s Full Disclosure (2017) brings together selected poems from each of his seven previous collections | #FWeekend
Poet/prophet: Adil Jussawalla on poetry, mortality, and his recent prolific output after years of 'absence'
In this interview with Firstpost, the poet Adil Jussawalla talks about his latest collection of verse, Gulestan; his iconic Clearing House Collective, and the 'Bombay Poets'