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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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A Worm’s Verse

Author: Arunodaya Chaudhuri Pages: 112 Year of Publication: 2016 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-128-1 (9789350451281) About the Author: Arunodaya Chaudhuri was born in Barrackpore, West Bengal, in 1949. He spent the best part of his childhood in Hazaribagh, Bihar, studying in St. Xavier’s School there. He graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta, and completed his MA from the University of Calcutta. He is an advertising professional and has written extensively on advertising and related subjects. His books include Indian Advertising: Laughter and Tears (Niyogi Books), Indian Advertising 1780 to […]

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The Birds Fly in Silence and other poems

Author: Madhu Kailas Pages: 108 Year of Publication: 2015 Price: Rs 250 ISBN: 978-93-5045-126-7 (9789350451267) About the Author: Madhu Kailas is the pen name of Kingshuk Basu. He grew up in Kolkata and has lived, studied and worked in various places in India and the USA. He is an avid lover and writer of poetry. He lives now in Kolkata with his wife and two children. Teaser: I wake up I wake up in ravaged gardens strewn with bruised petals. Crippled wings […]

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of butterflies and lullabies & Unfinished conversations

Author: Dawngi Chawngthu Pages: 88 Year of Publication: 2015 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-124-3 (9789350451243) About the Author: Laldawngliani Chawngthu uses the pen name Dawngi Chawngthu. She is an educationist by profession and a passionate creative writer. Her poems have been brought out in the publications, The Storytellers Anthology, Volume 1: A Stream of Poetry (Brian Wrixon Books, Canada, 2013) and Women of One World (by the same press, 2015, in support of Needs of Women International). Her poem “Motherhood” was translated […]

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De-Stressing

Author: Annie George Pages: 48 Year of Publication: 2015 Price: Rs 100 ISBN: 978-93-5045-121-2 (9789350451212) About the Author: Annie George is a poet, translator, amateur artist and has a passion for dancing. She spent her early years in West Bengal and completed her higher education in Kerala where she continues to live, working as an Assistant Section Officer at the M.G. University, Kottayam. Her first volume of poems, Gladioli and Other Poems, was published by Kairali Books, Kannur (2006), she has edited […]

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The Democracy of Dreams

Author: Ritwik Ghosh Pages: 92 Year of Publication: 2015 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-93-5045-118-2 (9789350451182) About the Author: Ritwik Ghosh was born in India. He was educated in India and the United States. He writes within the Indian artistic tradition. Teaser: The slave ship I hear all around the chiming ocean waves, I am sea-swept in lofty sojourning, I feel the fresh sea breeze on my vivacious sails, I know the grand, endless vast expanse, of freedom. Over the bubbling ocean, […]

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I Am

Author: Reshma A Pages: 64 Year of Publication: 2015 Price: Rs 100 ISBN: 978-93-5045-123-6 (9789350451236) About the Author Born in 1989 in Trivandrum, Kerala, Reshma completed her MA and M.Phil. in English literature from Kerala University. She worked for a year as an Assistant Professor at an aided college in Kerala. At the age of 15, her collection of short stories in Malayalam, Ramu, was brought out by Current Books. This is her first volume of poetry. Teaser Dupattas, purdahs, veils Dupattas, […]

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