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Jan 30, 2020
Ardhe Akash Maathyavar: Anthology of Marathi poetry turns an empathetic gaze on life on the fringesDr Shridhar Pawar's experiences in the by-lanes of Kamathipura — with sex workers, impoverished families, queer groups, migrant populations — inform his poetry in Ardhe Akash Maathyavar.
Dec 23, 2019
Of Thomas Stephens and his Kristapurana: How a 16th-century priest came to write Christian poetry in Marathi, KonkaniThomas Stephens was the first Englishman to land on the shores of Goa. But more than his role as a missionary, his main contribution was to Marathi-Konkani literature, in the form of the Kristapurana
Sep 06, 2019
Remembering Kiran Nagarkar: From Ravan and Eddie to Cuckold, a look at the writer's best worksAs the Indian literary world loses Kiran Nagarkar, one of it's leading writers, here is a look at some of his best works.
Jan 09, 2019
Nayantara Sahgal withdrawn invite controversy: President of Marathi literature festival's organising body resignsThe president of the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal, Shripad Joshi, resigned amid controversy over the withdrawal of a lit meet invitation to writer Nayantara Sahgal.
Sep 28, 2018
Kavita Mahajan, Sahitya Akademi award-winning Marathi novelist, passes away aged 51Kavita Mahajan received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2011 for her Marathi translation of Rajai, a collection of 17 short stories by Urdu writer Ismat Chugtai.
Dec 03, 2017
Giving voice to Dalit women's experiences: The power of Pradnya Daya Pawar's wordsIn our ongoing series on the Dalit literature of Maharashtra, this week, we look at the works of Pradnya Daya Pawar | #FWeekend
Nov 26, 2017
Dalit literature in Maharashtra owes much to Arun Kale: What his verses revealed about casteIn pour ongoing series on Dalit literature from Maharashtra, we examine the literary legacy of Arun Kale | #FWeekend
Nov 19, 2017
A theory for Dalit literature: The importance of Sharankumar Limbale's writingsIn this series on Dalit literature from Maharashtra, we look at the literary legacy of Sharankumar Limbale
Nov 12, 2017
Daya Pawar: How an icon of Dalit literature fought against the exile of caste, and wonDaya Pawar authored the seminal Baluta, considered the first autobiography in Dalit literature
Nov 04, 2017
How Urmila Pawar broke the barriers of caste and patriarchy armed with only wordsIn the fifth part of our series on the great writers of Dalit literature from Maharashtra, we look at the literary legacy of Urmila Pawar — feminist extraordinaire