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May 2017

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The last two issues of Poetry at Sangam were facilitated by Namita Gokhale’s invitations to the Jaipur Literary Festival where I met our previous guest editors Michael Kelleher and Arunava Sinha who gave us luminous issues. I met this issue’s … Continue reading

Bhakti: Many Voices, Many Ways

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Songs of bhakti brimming with intimate and impassioned devotion to a personal god are sung in mandirs and mandals, gurdwaras and dargahs, homes and alone in solitude. Many voices of plurality or faiths exist under its sky. The medieval songs’ … Continue reading

February 2017

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Arunava Sinha is regarded by many as the preeminent translator from the Bengali to the English today; his translations extend from the classical and the modern to the contemporary. He’s a phenomenon – I mean this in the best sense … Continue reading

November 2016

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Folks, I’m delighted this issue’s guest editor is poet Michael Kelleher. He’s also Director of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prizes at Yale University. We met earlier this year at the Jaipur Literature Festival and talked about many things except poetry. On … Continue reading

Poetry at Sangam Event, Sept. 2016

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We, at Poetry at Sangam were invited by Menka Shivdasani to inaugurate the Mumbai chapter of the international 100 Thousand Poets for Change festival held at the iconic bookshop Kitabkhana on the 22nd of September, 2016. The evening’s theme was … Continue reading

July 2016

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Sharing happy news: Poetry at Sangam is now supported by Atta Galatta. Book lovers warm to the words ‘Atta Galatta’, the bookshop in Bangalore that stocks over 10,000 titles in regional languages, particularly from the South, as well as those … Continue reading

April 2016

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Summer heat heralds our second issue as a quarterly. For the first time we’re inviting a guest editor to curate the issue; our first choice is Rahul Soni, writer, translator, editor and the supple backbone of Poetry at Sangam. His … Continue reading

January 2016

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We are back. And we wish every one of you a creative and joyful 2016. We’re back. With a difference: Poetry at Sangam is now a quarterly. In this issue we’re delighted to present poems by Abdouraham A Waberi, Amlanjyoti … Continue reading

January 2015

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We thank the poets, translators, essayists and readers who have stood by us through the last year. In the first issue of 2015 we have the privilege to present new poems by US poets Dennis Nurkse and Dipika Mukherjee; translations … Continue reading

November 2014

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Festive greetings! In Poetry at Sangam’s last issue of 2014 we are delighted to present the work of Abhay K. and Andrei Guruianu, two poets who startle and heal us with their poetry. Just the right note to end another … Continue reading

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