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Sudeep Sen

Curated evenings for poetry connoisseurs

Initiatives like ‘Poetry under the Pilkan Tree’ offer poets a warm, appreciative, environment with an engaged audience of literary aficionados.

13 Sep 2019 12:55 AM

In minimalist, urgent Gumm Hai, the political is personal

The entire mis-en-scene is stark, sharply lit, with actors creating shapes with their movements and verbal texts.

30 Aug 2019 1:03 AM

The Adriatic is sparkling with intimate azure hues

The Adriatic is iridescent in intimate shades of blues — deep inky blue, turquoise, aquamarine, and all the tonal gradations in between.

16 Aug 2019 1:03 AM

‘The spoils of separation, the price of disentangling’

Simplicity of language and phrase making are the hallmarks of Malachi Edwin Vethamani’s poetry.

02 Aug 2019 1:40 AM

Snapshots of an Indian literary summer in Ireland

Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee provided the keynote addresses.

19 Jul 2019 1:04 AM

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Seven wordsmiths work the magic of the poetic tongue

Subtle turns of phrase and immediacy in her verse draw the unsuspecting readers into her intimate worldview.

05 Jul 2019 1:39 AM

Gentle, urgent, sensual offerings of fine fiction

Some of the others I have read and come across in various journals and magazines, such as the Granta, Berlin Quarterly and Open.

21 Jun 2019 3:43 AM

Investigating Kaifi Azmi’s compelling life and words

The rhyming structure and tonal sub-variations in Urdu/Hindi is very finetuned, and often difficult to match in English.

07 Jun 2019 1:21 AM

Seven shining jewels found in translation

Geet Chaturvedi already enjoys a wide reputation as being one of the foremost contemporary Hindi poets.

31 May 2019 1:45 AM

A memoir that mind maps a creative genius

But poets generally tend to have their own unique and unpredictable style, one that is both charming and disarming.

26 May 2019 5:59 AM

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In delectable foursome, craft marries sensibility

Mee and Juhibaby (Speaking Tiger) is the acclaimed actress, Susmita Mukherjee’s debut novel.

10 May 2019 1:17 AM

‘Nobel’ Naipaul: The enigma of departure

The iconic writer’s career was also marked with controversies and skirmishes with his counterparts.

17 Aug 2018 12:22 AM