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Natasha Oswal

You are Boundless: Dice Media Head Natasha Oswal on poetry, inspiring Indian women and more

In the summer of 2018, with no prior experience as a poet, Natasha first began by writing free verse short-form poetry on her phone, as a diary to collect her emotions

Published on 24th April 2019
The Poetry Club Ankita Shah

Why Ankita Shah and The Poetry Club can help you rediscover your love for poetry

Ankita Shah talks about her tryst with poetry and what she plans to do with The Poetry Club, her fast-growing poetry movement

Published on 16th April 2019
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Lal Poster: Why you need to visit Gulal Salil's satire-laden art-politics page on Facebook

Gulal Salil, an Anthropology student at TISS, Guwahati runs an art page on FB that discusses poetry, politics, art-comics, cartoons, news analysis, film criticism, public/street and political/folk art

Published on 11th April 2019
Rpprna Swami

This Bengalurean contemporary dancer won the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize for her passion for poetry

While in Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, she learnt poetry from Karen Osborn, Pulitzer awardee Richard Wilbur and so on and has been in workshops conducted by American poets like Rosanna Warren

Published on 28th January 2019
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Meet the 17-year-old Shreetam Swain who's created a performance space for Odisha's aspiring poets

Poetic Imagica is an event which provides platforms to all those artists looking to express themselves

Published on 24th January 2019
Wordlust

Lit like that: The 4th edition of 'Wordlust' in Cuttack saw literature enthusiasts discuss the power of youth

On December 26, they conducted the fourth edition at the S Science Foundation in Cuttack which had events like Slam poetry/Storytelling, photography, journalism and AB Vajpayee Youth Parliament

Published on 7th January 2019
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The Cuttack Poetry Society is all about giving every situation a unique poetic twist!

Their aim is to organise a spoken word poetry fest and call all the biggies of the field from across the country

Published on 22nd December 2018
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Why you should read Odia author Nilesh Mondal's new book

Nilesh, who works at Vedanta, has now written a book a poetry. He is also in touch with famous poet Akhil Katyal, who is one of his favourite poets

Published on 23rd November 2018
Prachi

Bhubaneswar's Prachi Prangya Agasti, after writing four books, is out with her first book of poetry

Through the book Empty Roads and Broken Words, she talks about several emotions

Published on 17th November 2018
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Alok Amit Abhilash's 'Her Name is Imagination' is a collection of 23 poems written in simple language

The process of writing poems was fairly easy and beautiful, says Alok. The book has been published by Notion Press

Published on 27th October 2018
Megha's poetry collection

Meet Megha Rao, whose poem on love is going viral on social media

Poet Megha Rao, who serendipitously got into spoken word talks about her love for the art and what poetry means to her

Published on 1st October 2018
Zuni Chopra book

Zuni Chopra's latest book is about fairy tales, but it's so much more than just that

Chopra had written two poetry books before she wrote her first novel which was launched by Nita Ambani and Dangal's Zaira Wasim

Published on 21st September 2018
Rebecca Vedavathy

"We are going to read what we read, no matter what," says poet Rebecca Vedavathy

Commenting on the police's absurd line of questioning with regards to the arrests made in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon case, the poet says they will continue reading what they read 

Published on 8th September 2018
Bhutan tribute to Vajpayee

Ninth edition of Mountain Echoes lit fest begins with tribute to Vajpayee

41 years later, as Bhutan remembered the poet in Vajpayee, the country continued its celebration of literature

Published on 23rd August 2018
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Pride at the end of this rainbow: Will you be there at the Bhubaneswar Pride Parade 2018?  

Discussions were held on topics like 'Did homosexuality exist in ancient India?' and 'Same-sex references in Islamic Sufi poetry' at Queer Literature Readings

Published on 25th August 2018

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