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#ThrowBackToday: On Rudyard Kipling's death anniversary, here's all you need to know about the author of The Jungle Book 

In today's #TBT, we inform you about all that you need to know about English poet and short story writer Rudyard Kipling, who was born in Bombay. Also, here's what Volkswagen has been accused of
 

Published on 18th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Reminiscing the poetic side of Sarojini Naidu on her death anniversary today

In today's #TBT we talk about Sarojini Naidu, President of the Indian National Congress, India's first woman governor and much more, yes. But also the poet who, with her nimble words, swayed us all

Published on 2nd March 2021
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'Rainy Sarmistha' from Cuttack pens her best poems when she is amidst nature

Sarmistha Dey, aka Rainy Sarmistha, loves writing poetry and has been doing so since she was a child 

Published on 3rd August 2018
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"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
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97 Not Out: Why Terribly Tiny Tales' latest book never hit that century

Internet sensation Terribly Tiny Tales is back with their second book, ninety-seven poems and the founders, Anuj Gosalia and Chintan Ruparel, tell Seema Rajpal why it has exactly 97 poems and not 4000

Published on 30th July 2018
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A 23-year-old Telugu writer and his quest to bring the stories of his Lambada community to the fore

Ramesh Karthik Nayak had penned a poetry plus short story book in the year 2018 and this year, he has many more books coming out, including one for his English poetry. Here's more about his journey

Published on 15th September 2021
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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
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Art was my saviour: How this Andhra University grad found her psychadelic art calling

Coming to Hyderabad for work was when she met many poets, especially through the Hyderabad Poetry Project, and inspired by their work, she would draw even more

 

Published on 31st January 2020
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As Lata Mangeshkar turns 90, NaMo to give her 'Daughter of the Nation' title

Poet-lyricist Prasoon Joshi has written a special song for the occasion of Lata Mangeshkar's 90th birthday

Published on 6th September 2019
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Attention poets! Enter this national-level poetry competition to win cash prizes

Ballad, elegy or haiku — whatever your poetry style, the Wingword Poetry Prize is a really great opportunity for you to flaunt your cool couplets and snazzy stanzas on a national platform

Published on 5th December 2019
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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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Crowning Glory: How this Mysuru salon has kept Kannada's literary tradition alive for 25 years

The salon has a collection of works by Kannada poets and writers on display for the customers to read while they get their haircut done

Published on 1st November 2019
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Dalit and minority women's writings make me hopeful about the future of feminist literature: Telugu poet Volga

Budding poet Kadali Satyanarayana took us through the works of Volga by posing serval questions to her — by answering which, the veteran poet took us back to a bygone era. Here's what ensued

Published on 22nd December 2020
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Don't want my poems to be taught in a flawed education system: Balachandran Chullikkadu

The poet from Kerala was appalled with how lightly corrections and basic spelling and grammar are dealt with in the education system

Published on 20th March 2018
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Everything you need to know about Bengaluru Poetry Festival 2018 and the people behind it

What started off as a small idea by the Atta Galatta couple, has now grown into a literary must-be-at do that performers are in love with

Published on 3rd August 2018

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