Poem-A-Thon for The Poetry Society

Poem-A-Thon fundraiser for the Poetry Café 61 poets in an all-day non-stop poetry reading to raise funds for the Poetry Café Saturday 22 July 2017 | 12.00pm – 10.00pm Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX London Join Facebook event here To help me raise...

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...

The Empire Writes Back

I chaired a Panel on Partition on May 10 at the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival. Three brilliant writers were on the panel: Aamer Hussein, Radhika Swarup and Mohini Kent. Details here: http://asiahousearts.org/events/empire-writes-back/ The full...