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Even Birds Go Home

Author:  Purabi Bhattacharya Pages: 128 Year of Publication: 2023 Price: Rs 500 ISBN: 978-81-961291-7-0 (9788196129170) About the Author Purabi Bhattacharya writes from the granular ground of Gujarat, guardianed by the prickly cacti and hot air, pining for the rains, the pine fragrance and the undulant Khasi hills of Shillong where she was born. The serenity, simplicity and serendipity of the serpentine alleys that saw her growing up seeped into the very core of her being. So much so, even two […]

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Jayanta Mahapatra (1928-2023)

We are saddened by the demise of the acclaimed Jayanta Mahapatra on August 27. He was the first poet to win the Sahitya Akademi award in English (1981). His contributions to Indian literature were also recognized with the Padma Shri (2009), though he felt compelled to return it in 2015 to protest “rising intolerance in India”. Born to Christian parents in Cuttack, Odisha, Mahapatra authored many books, including 27 collections of poetry–seven in Odia and the rest in English, now […]

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Zodiac

Author: Deepa Kylasam Iyer Pages: 148 Year of Publication: 2021 Price: Rs 450 ISBN: 978-81-953583-9-7 (9788195358397) About the Author Deepa Kylasam Iyer studied in National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge, as a Cambridge Trust-Commonwealth Shared Scholar. Her first book of poetry, Turning Thirty & Other Poems was published by Authors Press, New Delhi, in 2016. Her poetry and short stories have featured in journals like Indian Literature, Cyclamens & Swords, Muse India, […]

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Nachiketas

Author: P. Ravikumar Translator: M. Dakshinamurthy Pages: 64 Year of Publication: 2019 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-81-941819-9-6 (9788194181996) About the Author Born in 1952, P. Ravikumar has written two long poems and many articles on music and literature. His first poem, Em Dee Rāmanāthan, appeared in 2004, and his second, Nachiketas, in 2009. The Hindi translation of Nachiketas was published in 2013 and a Polish translation is forthcoming. It has been prescribed for detailed study for the MA degree in Malayalam by Calicut University. Ravikumar […]

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Mrityunjaya ~ The Death Conqueror

Author: Shivaji Sawant (Translated by P. Lal and Nandini Nopany) Pages: 698 Year of Publication: First published 1989, Seventh edition 2019 Price: Rs 1250 ISBN: 978-93-5045-190-8 (9789350451908) About the Book Our bestselling English translation of Shivaji Sawant’s Marathi classic inspired by the story of Karna in Vyasa’s Mahabharata. Professor P. Lal and Nandini Nopany, with Shri Sawant’s permission, translated the book from the Hindi version by Om Shivaraj. Between 2008 and 2015, five new editions of the book were printed.

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The Party and Other Poems

Author: Gouranga P. Chattopadhyay Pages: 128 Year of Publication: 2019 Price: Rs 300 ISBN: 978-81-941819-4-1 (9788194181941) About the Author: Born in 1931, Emeritus Professor Gouranga P. Chattopadhyay spends his time writing, reading and visiting his sons and their families and Santiniketan as often as he can. After retiring he has worked as an organizational consultant with a socio-analytical approach and occasionally he travels to offer workshops within India. He has published seven other collections of verse, all with Writers Workshop, India, […]

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Writers Workshop Home

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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