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Jan 17, 2019
Paris, Mumbai explored in conversations through poetry, illustrations and rail networksThe latest book 'Over and Underground in Paris & Mumbai' presents a garland of personal insights of poets Sampurna Chattarji and Kavitha Nair along with illustrators Joelle Jolivet and Roshni Vyam threaded by the metropolises' rail networks which form a recurring motif in the narrative.
Jan 01, 2019
The First Summer After You, And Other PoemsThis collection of five poems deals with the themes of beginnings or endings in some way. The featured poets include Urvashi Bahuguna, Manik Sharma, Mihir Vatsa, Rohini Kejriwal and Maya Palit.
Dec 28, 2018
A beginning and an end: Five poets respond to a common theme to come up with poignantly varied versesManik Sharma curates this collection of poems, all of which deal with the themes of beginnings or endings in some way. The featured poets include Sharma himself, Urvashi Bahuguna, Mihir Vatsa, Rohini Kejriwal and Maya Palit.
Dec 26, 2018
Bengali poet Nirendranath Chakraborty dies at 94 of cardiac arrest; eminent writers note 'sense of void' in his demiseBorn in 1924 at Faridpur in undivided Bengal, Nirendranath Chakraborty was a dominant figure in the modern Bengali literary field. His first book of poems Nil Nirjone was published in 1954 when he was 30 years old.
Dec 01, 2018
Firstpost Poetry Project: Ankita Shah presents 'A(f)fair Warning' and 'Vulture'Ankita Shah, one of the founders of The Poetry Club, speaks about the importance of poetry collectives and what writers can gain from being part of them
Nov 25, 2018
Rochelle Potkar on her new book Paper Asylum, and the wonders of Japanese haibun poetryIn Paper Asylum, Rochelle Potkar combines her love for the Japanese form of haibun (part-prose, part-haiku) with social commentary
Nov 03, 2018
Amshu Chukki looks at a protest that never happenedAmshu Chukki’s on-going interest in the political histories of Karnataka is routed via the site, more specifically, sites of protest scattered across the state capital, Bangalore
Oct 24, 2018
We Live in the Newness of Small Differences: The making and unmaking of form in Sohini Basak’s poetryWe Live in the Newness of Small Differences is a new collection of poetry, with work written over a period of eight years, by Sohini Basak.
Oct 09, 2018
2018 Kundiman Poetry Prize winner Rohan Chhetri: A book-length poem is something I want to doRohan Chhetri talks to us about moving to the US to work on his craft, his idea of poetry, and what it means to a poet to win awards
Oct 02, 2018
Then There Were No Witnesses: Ahilan’s poetry bears powerful testimony to Sri Lankan civil warAlmost through the thirty years of the civil war, Ahilan wrote poetry that now serves as witnesses to the various phases of war and its aftermath.