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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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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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Dust

Author: Nileen Putatunda  Pages: 64 Year of Publication: 2018 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-192-2 (9789350451922) About the Author Nileen Putatunda was born in 1978 in Calcutta. He did his schooling in St. Mary’s School, Bombay, and St. James’ School, Calcutta. He graduated from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, in 2000 and worked for some time in the social development sector. Prior to this one, eight books of his spiritual poetry have been published by Writers Workshop, India, between 2006 and 2017. His books have been reviewed […]

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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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Chairman Mao Didn’t Brush and Other Poems

Author: Michael Chacko Daniels Illustrators: Aaron Bass and Krittika Ramanujan Pages: 212 Year of Publication: 2018 Price: Rs 400 / $ 25 ISBN: 978-93-5045-182-3 (9789350451823) About the Author Michael Chacko Daniels lives and writes in San Francisco. He grew up in Bombay, where he attended St. Michael’s High School, Wilson College, and University of Bombay’s Department of Economics. He has a master’s from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism.  His adventures in the United States include five years as a Volunteer In Service To America […]

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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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Half Moon

Author: Reshma Ramesh Pages: 88 Year of Publication: 2018 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-175-5 (9789350451755) About the Author: Reshma Ramesh’s first collection of poetry, Reflections of Illusions, published by Writers Workshop, India, in 2009, was presented in the International Read and Share Conference attended by Asian countries and Pulara 8 in Malaysia in April 2017. She is a Fellow of the Regal World of Scribes, member of the World Congress of Poets, and has presented her poetry in the 37th World Congress of Poetry, 2017 (Mongolia), […]

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The Concept of Equality

Author: Susmita Bhattacharya  Pages: 244 Year of Publication: First published 2002, second edition 2018 Price: Rs 500 ISBN: 978-93-5045-170-0 (9789350451700) About the Author: Susmita Bhattacharya was born in Calcutta in 1947. She received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Poona University in 1975. Her thesis, ‘A Critical Study of the Concept of Equality’ was awarded the university’s Gurudev Ranade Damle Prize. With a scholarship from AJC Bose College in Calcutta, she passed her B. Ed. in 1989. Dr. Bhattacharya combines her academic and social interests with […]

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Selected Poems

Author: Susmita Bhattacharya  Pages: 148 Year of Publication: First published 1999, Revised and enlarged second edition 2010, Revised and enlarged third edition 2017 Price: Rs 300 ISBN: 978-93-5045-166-3 (9789350451663) About the Author: Susmita Bhattacharya was born in Calcutta in 1947. She received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Poona University in 1975. Dr. Bhattacharya has written several poetry collections. Her Bengali volumes include Karir Pahar Harer Pahar and Purushottamer Sange Pancham Sakshatkar. Her English volumes, in translation, comprise Lost Atlantis and Other Poems (Writers Workshop, India, 1995) and Dark (Sanbun, Delhi, 2004). Apart from […]

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I Know the Truth of a Broken Mirror

Author: Anindita Bose Pages: 64 Year of Publication: 2018 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-171-7 (9789350451717) About the Author: Born and brought up in Kolkata, Anindita Bose’s work draws inspiration from her city. Her poems and short stories have been published in various national and international, online and offline magazines and anthologies. Her first book, The Virtual Reality (2016), was a collaborative endeavour, co-written with seven other poets from all over India. When not writing she is closely involved in the activities of a poetry group […]

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