Some Books I’ve Reviewed

  • Review of Ma Is Scared, short stories by Anjali Kajal, translated by Kavita Bhanot, for the Asian Review of Books
  • Review of The Rapids, a poetry collection by Yogesh Patel, October 2021, for Hong Kong Review of Books
  • Review of Letters Home, a poetry collection by Jennifer Wong, March 2020, for the Asian Review of Books
  • Review of Immigrant, a poetry collection by Usha Kishore, July 2018, for The Lake Journal
  • Review of Glass Scissors, a debut poetry collection by Bobby Nayyar, February 2016, for The Asian Writer
  • Review of Woman, a poem by Arun Kolatkar, February 2013, for Writers’ Hub
  • Review of The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry, September 2012, for Writers’ Hub
  • Review of the poetry collection Tradesman’s Exit by Mike Bartholomew-Biggs for ‘Eyewear’ website


Mar 13, 2017 With heart as calm as lake that sleeps – a collaboration with Caroline AreskogJones Sandycombe Lodge in Twickenham, once the ‘country’ villa of the artist JMW Turner has been restored and re-opened to the public. Caroline AreskogJones made two beautiful subtle silent films as portraits of Sandycombe Lodge prior to the refurbishment process. The first, With heart as calm as lake that sleeps, includes a script written by me The second film is ‘diagram of a geometrical perspective on memory: after Turner More details about the progress at Sandycombe Lodge: See more work by Caroline AreskogJones:

Features for Writers’ Hub, Birkbeck College

On Funerals #CmonBabyLightMyPyre Funereal Studies

Poets Reading Poets: ‘Woman’ by Arun Kolatkar On Manju Kapur: Not Austen, Not Bollywood A selection of Indian Contemporary Poetry and an accompanying feature article: Cubicles of Consciousness: The Poetry Cubicles of Consciousness: The Feature Blogs on Indian Literature and writing: To Explain or Not To Explain Ethnicity and Authenticity Assassins, Other Wonders and Realism

CD: LiTTLe MACHiNe”  includes ‘Santa Fe’ based on my poem

Their first CD is sold out but you can listen to or download ‘Santa Fe’ here.

CD: And the Story So Far… Povestea de pana acum… 

Bilingual English and Romanian CD produced as part of the poetry pRO project in 2009 | 21 poets and 17 translators | Includes Morphing read by me in English and the Romanian translation. Available from


A multi-media poetry exhibition from Hong Kong’s poetry group, OUTLOUD, for the International Literary Festival. See the poems