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K Satchidanandan on his raison d'être: 'A poet needs to take sides; I am with those who suffer injustice'
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K Satchidanandan on his raison d'être: 'A poet needs to take sides; I am with those who suffer injustice'

Poetry is like breathing, it is the way in which I respond to myself, to nature and to the world around, says K Satchidanandan. A prolific translator, he is of the opinion that translation, by virtue of being a kind of writing in itself, teaches one about the possibilities and limitations of language.

Kerala Literature Festival 2020: Shashi Tharoor, Benyamin among speakers at fifth edition
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Kerala Literature Festival 2020: Shashi Tharoor, Benyamin among speakers at fifth edition

The theme of the fifth edition of the Kerala Literature Festival is the environment and climate change. Apart from participants hailing from China, Slovenia, Egypt and South Africa, the festival also boasts of the addition of new programme formats: debates, straight talks, book discussions and readers' sessions

Tata Literature Live! 2019: Shanta Gokhale to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award; K Satchidananda is Poet Laureate
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Tata Literature Live! 2019: Shanta Gokhale to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award; K Satchidananda is Poet Laureate

Gokhale and Satchidananda will be awarded for their work which has made a significant impact in the Indian literary field.