This volume’s poet is Kuzhur Wilson.
Born in 1975, Kuzhoor Wilson is the strong and different new voice of Malayalam poetry. Wilson, who has been writing poems from 1990, had his first book of poems published, when he was 24. From then till now, he is active in Malayalam poetry. To him goes the credit of owning the first blog for Malayalam poetry – www.vishakham.blogspot.com. Continue reading
is a poet, novelist and translator. Born in Ethiopia in November 1970, she grew up in Darjeeling, graduated from New Delhi and is currently based in Mumbai/Thane. Her nine books include three poetry collections—Absent Muses (Poetrywala, 2010), The Fried Frog (Scholastic, 2009) and Sight May Strike You Blind (Sahitya Akademi, 2007, reprint 2008); and two novels—Rupture (2009) and Land of the Well (2012), both from HarperCollins. Continue reading
This week The Heavenly Bliss Salon for Men features Vijay Nambisan, the well-known poet and writer. He has worked and written for journals in many parts of India. His published work includes poetry, a journalistic book, Bihar Is in the Eye of the Beholder and a translation Two Measures of Bhakthi featured in Vol VIII of The Heavenly Bliss Salon for Men. Continue reading
This week The Heavenly Bliss Salon for Men features Jeet Thayil, one of my favourite poets. Continue reading
This week The Heavenly Bliss Salon for Men features not a poet but a book The HARPERCOLLINS BOOK OF ENGLISH POETRY that perhaps is one of its kind featuring eighty-five Indian poets writing in English. Published By Harper Collins India and put together by Sudeep Sen, this is a landmark in Indian publishing showcasing poetic concerns that are as varied as staggeringly expansive. This is a volume where ‘Indian poets are in full flight’. Continue reading
This volume’s poet is Paul Henry.
Paul Henry was born in Aberystwyth. Originally a songwriter, he freelances as a creative writing tutor and radio presenter. He is the author of six poetry collections and his work has been widely anthologized. The Black Guitar is published in India by Dronequill Publishers Continue reading