New Poem: Beach Apparel

On the subject of the #BurkiniBan in France, here’s a new poem: Beach Apparel Nigella covers herself head to foot to frolic on Bondi beach. If Nazia does the same in France a liberal lesson we should teach. Not that we’re fundamentalist or extreme; we don’t preach. We...

Love across a broken map

  An anthology from ‘The Whole Kahani’ Dahlia Publishing / 3 June 2016 Reviews of the anthology: The Short Story Byte The Book Bookmuse Words of Colour Confluence magazine Order Love Across A Broken Map from: Dahlia Publishing...

Word Masala Awards

Word Masala Awards Ceremony and Readings (By Invitation Only) 22 June 2016 6 pm The House of Lords Committee Room 4A, St Stephen’s Hall, London SW1A 0PW Readings by: Debjani Chatterjee, Daljit Nagra, Meena Alexander, Reginald Massey, Shanta Acharya, Usha Kishore,...

Tapestry of Dreams

Readings by Indian Women Diaspora Poets 23 June 2016 / 6.30 pm The Nehru Centre / 8 South Audley Street, London W1K 1HF This is a free event and all are welcome. I will be reading recent poems along with Meena Alexander, Shanta Acharya, Mona Dash and Usha Akella. Full...