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Mahabharata Downloads Recent News Mahabharata The P. Lal transcreation of the complete epic text in 18 volumes comprising the 18 parvas of the maha-kavya — a limited hardback edition.   The sloka-by-sloka transcreation of Vyasa’s epic by P. Lal was completely revised for his reading sessions of the entire maha-kavya in Kolkata. The weekly Sunday readings began in 1999 and continued till 2009. After he passed away in 2010, we requested Dr Pradip Bhattacharya to complete the transcreation project P. […]

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Indian Poems

Author: Didier Coste Pages: 68Year of Publication: 2019Price: Rs 250 / € 12ISBN:978-93-5045-198-4 (9789350451984) About the AuthorBorn in 1946, Didier Coste is a French and Australian trilingual writer, translator, cultural theorist and Emeritus Professor of Comparative Literature. A frequent visitor to India, he has been twice a Fellow of the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and a guest of Jadavpur University, Delhi University and the University of Rajasthan. His poetry in English includes Vita Australis, bilingual […]

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Sand Column

Author: Purabi Bhattacharya Pages: 96 Year of Publication: 2019 Price: Rs 300 ISBN: 978-93-5045-191-5 (9789350451915) About the Author Purabi Bhattacharya is a Gujarat-based writer of poetry and prose, hailing from Shillong. Her first book of poetry, Call Me, was published by Writers Workshop, India, in 2015. Teaser From the northwest From the northwest a strong wind blows it sees most farmlands and hutments, stunned and sulking promises tossed out through the Arabian and the sea turns pale. Fourteen summers have gone. Fourteen times between hot […]

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Selected Assamese Poetry Volume II

Translator: Surajit Borooah Pages: 152 Year of Publication: 2018 Price: Rs 400 ISBN: 978-93-5045-183-0 (9789350451830) About the Translator Born in 1945, Surajit Borooah, besides being a sportsperson of eminence in the 1960s and 1970s, was a well-known broadcaster of All India Radio and Doordarshan. He retired as a Professor of English from Arya Vidyapeeth College in 2006. He was the president of North East India Forum for English Studies and the vice-president of North East Writers’ Forum. He is an avid photographer and was […]

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By the Brahmaputra and Other Poems

Author: Srutimala Duara Pages: 72 Year of Publication: 2018 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-184-7 (9789350451847) About the Author Srutimala Duara is a writer, an academician and a media person. Her books in English include three novels, three collections of short stories, two books of poems, and a book on the city of Guwahati. Her books in Assamese include six story books for young children, a collection of short stories and two novels. She was a columnist writing under the heading “Chitra Bichitra” in the […]

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Beyond Words

Author: Parneet Jaggi  Pages: 60 Year of Publication: 2018 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-181-6 (9789350451816) About the Author Parneet Jaggi is a lecturer in English in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. Her first collection of poems, Euphonies of Heart and Soul, was published by Cyberwit, Allahabad, in 2013. Her second collection, Live Love Light, was published by Writers Workshop, India, in 2014. 25 of her poems were included in the anthology of contemporary English poets, Wordwine, launched by Delhi Poetree in 2015. Her third collection, Show Me How Not […]

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Pen at the Pollen

Author: Diganta Ray Pages: 76 Year of Publication: 2017 Price: Rs 150 ISBN: 978-93-5045-160-1 (9789350451601) About the Author: Diganta Ray is an MA student in the Department of English at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has published two earlier collections of poems, titled Stolen Sights and Ant-Eggs in Honey-Hive Shade, both published by Salesian College Publication in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Born and brought up in Siliguri, West Bengal, he aspires to be a poet by profession. Teaser: Glass That Measures Grief A glass breaks; And for […]

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Surajit Borooah’s Translated Poems Adjudged Joint Runners-Up at the Muse India Translation Awards, 2017

We are happy to announce that Surajit Borooah’s Selected Assamese Poetry has been judged Joint Runners-Up at the Muse India – Satish Verma Translation Awards 2017 for poetry, along with Seth Michelson’s translation of Rati Saxena’s Scripted in the Streams (Poetrywala, 2017). Selected Assamese Poetry was brought out by Writers Workshop, India, in 2015. “Both these volumes share the Runners-Up prize as much for the quality of selection of poems as for the quality of translation. The easy readability of these poems […]

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Songs of Sanity

Author: Adwaita Das Pages: 76 Year of Publication: 2017 Price: Rs 150 ISBN: 978-93-5045-153-3 (9789350451533) About the Author: Adwaita Das was born in 1984 in Calcutta. She graduated in English from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, and went on to obtain a post graduate diploma in Film Direction from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. While in college, she started a theatre group called Stage-Addict which mainly performed original plays in English. She won the Shyamanand Jalan National Youth Theatre Award in 2013 for her […]

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Menaka and other ballets

Author: Vasanth Kannabiran Pages: 100 Year of Publication: 2016 Price: Rs 250 ISBN: 978-93-5045-138-0 (9789350451380) About the Author: Vasanth Kannabiran graduated in English Literature from Presidency College, Madras, and she taught English to undergraduates for twenty years. She has been an active member of the women’s movement in India for the last three decades, speaking and writing about women’s concerns, and has played a significant role in introducing feminist issues to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Kannabiran has been a consultant for […]

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