About

Poet, translator, journalist. Currently working as an Editor at YourStory Media.

Published work : Anabhra Ratri Ki Anupama, Uttistha Bharat, Yayavar (collections of poems); Karnakavita – an anthology of Bengaluru poets, Teen Natak – Abhishek Majumdar (editor). Poems, translations, literary criticism, and prose published in over 30 literary journals.

Translator of American historian Howard Zinn’s plays into Hindi, currently under publication. Researching Asian poetry at present, with special focus on Japanese Haiku; and translating selected poets into Hindi.

Conducting poetry writing workshops for both children and adults in schools, colleges, and independent venues since 2014.

Core team member of Anjuman, Bengaluru’s Hindi-Urdu Poetry Club since its inception in 2011. Anjuman organises poetry meetups at Atta Galatta, Bengaluru every month, and has enjoyed an ever-increasing popularity over the past years.

Member of the organising committee of Bengaluru Poetry Festival, India’s largest poetry symposium, held annually since 2016.

Also spotted fiddling on Facebook and Twitter.

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