poetry

Poet of compassion: Sugathakumari breathes last but thousands will breathe her memories forever

Sugathakumari will undoubtedly remain in the hearts of many for leading several social struggles, be it the Silent Valley protest, the ‘Krishnavanam’ movement or setting up the ‘Abhaya’ home

published on : 23rd December 2020

Mantram Beach review: Finding solace in the ordinary

CEO-turned-poet Arun Kumar’s book of poetry is also an affirmation of hope at a time when the world is relentlessly seeking a sense of normal.

published on : 14th December 2020

'Hug me like the wind does': Kriti Sanon channels her inner poet in social media post

In a social media post, she is seen sitting dressed in a beautiful white thigh high slit dress.

published on : 22nd November 2020

INTERVIEW| Good literature makes its place slowly & painfully: Anisur Rahman

He has worked and published in the areas of comparative, translation, postcolonial, and Urdu studies.

published on : 9th August 2020

Recourse in poetry

The ongoing pandemic has made several poets dwell in the comfort of words more than ever before.

published on : 7th July 2020

I chisel and carve a poem for years: Delhi-based poet Nitoo Das

Nitoo Das is a birder, caricaturist, and poet. Her first collection of poetry, Boki (2008), and her second, Cyborg Proverbs (2017), was brought out by Poetrywala.

published on : 10th May 2020

Celebrating women through verses 

Today is World Poetry Day, recognised by the UNESCO, and we try to capture how poetry awakens human spirit on its own and when combined with other art forms.

published on : 21st March 2020

Veteran poet and Malayalam scholar Puthussery Ramachandran passes away at 91

In fact, it was due to Puthussery’s tireless efforts that Malayalam was finally recognised as a Classical Language by the Union Government in 2013.

published on : 14th March 2020

Bushra Alvi Razzack: (Not) lost in translation

Writer, translator and poet Bushra Alvi Razzack about her journey with words

published on : 8th March 2020