March 2017

Chronicle of a Horse: Part II

Amar Mitra won the Sahitya Akademi award in 2006 for his novel Dhruva Putra. He also won the Katha award

Charyapada

Back in the 19th century, the Asiatic Society had spearheaded projects for rediscovery of ancient manuscripts. One manuscript that was

Novelist Marion Molteno in talks with Tanvir Ratul

Marion Molteno is a South-African novelist. She grew up in South Africa but had to leave it after being involved

Manolis Anagnostakis: The existentialist silence of post-war Greece

One of the most significant poets of Greece after World War II, Manolis Anagnostakis was in reality a practicing radiologist.

The Minimal & Infinite

Our time, habits & nuances have been changing rapidly since ‘90s. It started from 1991, through Manomohan Singh’s reform &

My Elder Brother & Other poems

An important Bengali poet of 80’s, Dhiman Chakraborty was born and brought up in Kolkata. The first edited magazine by

Argentine writer Gladys Cepeda in conversation with Mainak Adak

Gladys Cepeda is a contemporary Argentine poet. She is the editor of numerous literary magazines of which two most prominent

A man and his hat & Other poems

Water in mirror (original poem: AGUA EN ESPEJOS) Faces do not have age it waves only through the faces The

The formula of taking over & Other Poems

Columbus Columbus You have picked up my life from dusty roads! You have carried evidence like mucus. You have let

I’m a dropout horse

I always suffer from the dilemma whether poetry can at all be “translated”. These one-liners have been translated, with necessary

Silver-tongued Goddess & Other poems

Expressions    My verses are born in the silence where Zebras play with their colts. After a long expedition, I’ve

Strawberries

“A being which exists before it can be defined by any conception of it is human reality” – Heidegger. Reality

Wind-script, Trigger Happy & Other Poems

1. Walk into the eerie; and sense who drills thy tomb with the wind-stone. 2. The propeller turns as a

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