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Sep 10, 2019
Megha Rao on her new book Music to Flame Lilies, 'art for life’s sake' and the moral responsibility of artistsMegha Rao is a 23-year-old author, poet and artist who has recently released her third novel Music to Flame Lilies. In an interview with Firstpost, Rao talks about the book, and the power of art to save and uplift lives.
Aug 19, 2019
Why memorising poetry still matters for human connection: Done right, the classroom habit has several benefitsDone right, memorising poetry is an intellectual exercise that illuminates the structure and logic of the text. Understanding our own sentiments through someone else’s words can also provide a thrilling sense of connection, of shared humanity across time and space.
Jul 27, 2019
The River Speaks: Bojja Tharakam’s poetry is a reflection on pain and struggle confronted by Dalits every dayThe River Speaks is the latest addition to the poetry books of Dalit activist Bojja Tharakam, translated to English by Naren Bedide (Kuffir) and published by The Shared Mirror.
Jul 25, 2019
Sin of Semantics, Saima Afreen's debut poetry collection, reflects a poet's earnest engagement with languageSin of Semantics, the debut poetry collection by journalist and poet Saima Afreen, affords the reader the grandeur of ancient civilisations, the simplicity of good story-telling, the perseverance of someone who interrogates the status quo
Jul 08, 2019
K Srilata’s new book of poems is a beautiful blend of un-belonging, longing, living and lovingThe poems in K Srilata’s The Unmistakable Presence of Absent Humans, written over the last four or five years though she had begun work on some even earlier, come across as quite intimate, almost autobiographical in nature
Jun 30, 2019
India and the Indian: A Traitor's Testimony, and Séance in KashmirFrom our 'Idea of the Indian' series — verses by Malathi Maitri and Aditi Angiras
Jun 22, 2019
Miyah poetry: How Assam’s Bengali-Muslims used words to capture a lifetime of oppression and abuseAssam's Bengal-origin Muslims have found a voice — of protest, of hope and love — in the words of Miyah poetry.
Jun 05, 2019
Remembering Agha Shahid Ali: 18 years after his death, a friend writes of the man, and the poetFrom 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.
Jun 03, 2019
Remembering Allen Ginsberg, the Beat poet whose search for life's meaning brought him to IndiaAllen Ginsberg was one of the pillars of the American literary movement of the Beat Generation. In 1962 he visited India and was deeply influenced by the country's diverse and surprising sensibility.
May 17, 2019
The Threshold: A musical dialogue exploring journeys of different women across the world and generationsFrom Karnataka's Lingamma to Morocco's Kharboucha — the journey of the women mystics have been almost similar in some way. MD Pallavi and Bindhumalini Narayanaswamy explore their poetry and music through a spellbinding poetry-musical piece.