‘By the Old Airport’

‘By the Old Airport’ shortlisted for inaugural Milestones poetry competition. A poem I wrote about living near Kai Tak airport in Hong Kong will appear in the Milestones anthology later this year. It was among shortlisted poems. The ‘milestone’ in the poem is...

Two Poems in Stand magazine

Two Poems in Stand magazine, Issue 213: one old – ‘Shards’ from Raincheck Renewed one new – ‘Dealing in Numbers’ You can read them in the web edition here:...

The Reluctant Commentator

It’s not often that my writing life, fiercely compartmentalized, coincides with my real life. Yet this month it did, and I’m not sure if this serendipity is charming or alarming. I’ve just completed a highly political novel set in India in the late 1990s: at the cusp...

Tactical Reading

I’ve contributed an essay to this book, out just before the UK General Election 2017. My essay is on Zac Goldsmith and on the themes of Political FlipFlops. It also comments on the leaflet campaign aimed at “British Indians” in the last London Mayoral...

Poetry at Yurt Salon

Yurt Salon – Poetry Night Five Poets / Diverse Styles A literary salon in partnership with The Royal Foundation of St Katharine 16 May 2017 | 6.30 – 9.30 pm Yurt Cafe, St Katharine’s Precinct, 2 Butcher Row, London E14 8DS Poets: Kavita A Jindal |...

Home Thoughts Anthology

Home Thoughts is a collection of poetry written by the British Indian diaspora, edited by Usha Kishore and Jaydeep Sarangi. It was published by Cyberwit India on Republic Day, 26th January, 2017. This is a unique, first-of-its-kind book exclusively featuring the work...