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Nov 13, 2016
My Sunset Marriage review: Hoshang Merchant's collected poems make for enjoyable readingHoshang Merchant is known commonly as India’s “first openly gay poet”, a serviceable label that's also served him criticism
Oct 13, 2016
Why Bob Dylan, chronicler of the times, deserves the Nobel Prize for LiteratureBob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 may have disappointed the Murakami fans again, but the victory is by every measure well-deserved. For Dylan is a poet, a musician, a writer and an artist; a man with a Midas touch that makes him one of the best-selling artists of all-time
Oct 08, 2016
Eunice de Souza's Learn from the Almond Leaf proves again, her importance as a poetEunice de Souza's latest, and long due collection, Learn from the Almond Leaf (2016) further cements her reputation as a poet whose validation comes in the form of a vernacular she has, uncompromisingly, remained loyal to for well over three decades.
Sep 18, 2016
For better or verse: Miyah poetry is now a symbol of empowerment for Muslims in AssamMiyah poetry has become the unlikely rallying point for Muslims in Assam
Jul 24, 2016
Bengaluru Poetry Festival 2016: Proof verse is seeing a resurgence in Garden CityIf you are in Bengaluru on 6 and 7 August, make your way to the poetry festival at Leela for an interesting aural experience.
Jul 23, 2016
My Heart is an Unruly Girl: Mandakranta Sen's feminist poems are clippings of womanhoodAfter Sen’s poetry has released itself from the clutches of specifying the female body, Sen's real verse appears.
Apr 15, 2016
Tinder India is crowdsourcing Haiku this weekend for International Haiku Poetry DayTinder India collaborates with UK based HaikuJam to engage users in creating collaborative haiku for International Haiku Poetry day on 17th April
Feb 08, 2016
'He avoided clichés in poetry': Javed Akhtar on poet and lyricist Nida Fazli“This is a huge loss. I knew Nida Fazli very closely."
May 29, 2014
Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou passes away at 86Her death was confirmed in a statement issued by Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she had served as a professor of American Studies since 1982.
Apr 11, 2014
Like Mamata, like Modi: Now Gujarat CM's poems out in EnglishSixty-seven poems by Narendra Modi on subjects as diverse as patriotism, love, nature, friendship and progress will be published in English but in none of them does the BJP's prime ministerial candidate speak about politics or his family.