Poetry at Sangam



Priya Sarukkai Chabria

Priya Sarukkai Chabria’s books include speculative fiction, cross-genre non-fiction, a novel, two poetry collections and translations of Tamil mystic Andal’s songs. Awarded for her Outstanding Contribution to Literature by the Indian Government, her work is translated into seven languages. Priya has experimented with the Sanskrit Rasa theory of aesthetics and ancient Tamil poetics, co-founded the silent film society Friends of the Archive and curated seminars for the Indian Academy of Literature. Her work is in anthologies, books and journals including Adelphiana, Asymptote, Caravan, Growing Up as a Woman Writer, I Q, The Literary Review(USA), The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry, Southerly, South Asian Review, PEN International, Post Road , The British Journal of Literary Translation , Pratilipi, Language for a New Century, Another English: Anglophone Poems from Around the World, South Asian Review, Writing Love: An Anthology of Indian English Poetry etc. She has presented her work around the world. She edits Poetry at Sangam. http://poetry.sangamhouse.org/ More at: www.priyawriting.com


Poems by Priya Sarukkai Chabria

Bagan, Field of Merit

Big Mosque, Bukhara



Invocation – Spirit Of Water [Audio File]

The Gathering of Time: Dialogues with Kalidasa
[Audio Visual]*

Vasant / Spring

Grishma / Summer

Varsha / Rain

Sharad / Early Autumn

Hemanta / Harvest

Sisira / Winter


*In collaboration with:
Music – Vijay Venkatesh
Visuals & Editing – Saurabh Agarwal