Love Across A Broken Map

The many permutations of love from girl-crushes to gigolos, spanning Manchester to Mumbai. Short Stories by The Whole Kahani “Unique…thought provoking” “A beautiful, moving and sometimes challenging collection of tales” “Unsettling...

A Poem for the month of May

// The day the gutters overflowed / I left Kotapuram Port // I’ve dug out an old poem first published in 2012: It was in May. The sky poured. The day the gutters overflowed I left Kotapuram Port. Abandoned on the platform were black trunks and tan suitcases forsaken...

Scenes from Bucharest

Literature Translation Masterclasses, Bucharest University With my Student Group The week flew by between long teaching sessions and evening events. In between, we were hosted at wonderful restaurants. The full programme and plenty of candid shots are available on...

Bucharest in Spring & the Joys of Translation

On a drizzly spring day I’m looking ahead to next week in Bucharest teaching Literature Translation Masterclasses at The University of Bucharest. I’ve been involved with the translation programme there since 2009 when I worked on polishing the English translations for...

100 Great Indian Poems

// how many paise for each brown glass bottle, how much for each tin can // I’m delighted that my poem Kabariwala features in “100 Great Indian Poems”, now available to order. This anthology is unique for its selected translations of Indian poetry in 27 languages...