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DAISY ROCKWELL

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Daisy Rockwell is a writer, translator and painter living in the US. Her translations include Upendranath Ashk’s Falling Walls, Bhisham Sahni’s Tamas, and numerous short stories and poems from Hindi by authors such as Shrilal Shukla, Shubham Shree, and Upendranath … Continue reading

MAAZ BIN BILAL

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Maaz Bin Bilal is a poet, translator, and academic. He earned his PhD in English from Queen’s University Belfast in 2015 and teaches at the Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities in Sonipat. Translations by Maaz Bin Bilal Keep … Continue reading

ARUNAVA SINHA

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Arunava Sinha translates classic, modern and contemporary Bangla fiction, non-fiction and poetry from India and Bangladesh into English. He is the editor of the Library of Bangladesh series of fiction from Bangladesh in translation, and co-curates the India list for … Continue reading

SHANKHA GHOSH

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Shankha Ghosh is arguably the most eminent living Bangla poet today. Also a scholar in the language and an expert on Tagore, he has been writing poetry for more than 60 years, putting on display his unobtrusive but extraordinary control … Continue reading

A MAN LIKE A CLOUD by Shankha Ghosh

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(Translated from the Bengali by Arunava Sinha.) There’s a man like a cloud who walks ahead I think water may drop off him if he is stroked There’s a man like a cloud who walks ahead I think shadows may … Continue reading

POETICS by Shankha Ghosh

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(Translated from the Bengali by Arunava Sinha.) Is that what I said yesterday? Perhaps, but I’m not saying it now Can you prove the I of yesterday Is the same I today, even now? A human being is not just … Continue reading

DRUNK by Shankha Ghosh

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(Translated from the Bengali by Arunava Sinha.) Make him a little more drunk How else will he Bear this world easily. He’s still young, lord! Age him now, then – How else will this World bear him easily.

THE POET IN ITALY by Shankha Ghosh

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(Translated from the Bengali by Arunava Sinha.) The train is running from Florence to Turin The year is 1926, the 18th of June At Milan station a duke appears, saying softly ‘What you see is not all there is. All … Continue reading

BABUR’S PRAYER by Shankha Ghosh

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(Translated from the Bengali by Arunava Sinha.) Here I kneel towards the west now Spring has arrived empty-handed today Destroy me if your will so desires Let my descendants remain in my dreams. Where has his transparent youth vanished Where … Continue reading

ADVERTISEMENTS HIDE MY FACE by Shankha Ghosh

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(Translated from the Bengali by Arunava Sinha.) All alone I wait for you In the lane I find my place I think of giving you a glimpse But advertisements hide my face I think I’ll signal with my eyes A … Continue reading

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