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Saturday, January 22, 2022



Rajesh Tailang to come out with debut book 'Chaand Pe Chai'

January 04, 2022 1:43 pm

The actor, known for his work on films like "Mukkabaaz" and web series "Delhi Crime" and "Mirzapur", made the announcement on Instagram on Monday evening

'Acceptance doesn't just happen in hashtags or online spaces': Poetess Harnidh Kaur on body positivity

December 10, 2021 11:02 am

"I fully admit I come from privilege and hence I can raise my voice against these issues", she said.

Book Nook: Miracles do happen, even in a pandemic

January 08, 2022 10:35 am

Writing since the age of 10, Naina Pachnanda took refuge in poetry during the pandemic. Her recently released anthology of poems ‘Miracles do happen’ tries to make sense of the suffering Covid-19 unleashed on us.

'I write to archive our struggles, positionality, culture': Sabika Abbas Naqvi on protest poetry and dissent

November 23, 2021 2:44 pm

"I call my poetry 'sadak-chaap' because it doesn't have form, it's meant to serve a different purpose rather than just being taught in literature classrooms" she said

'I feel the fear of censorship': Karuna Ezara Parikh on being a writer, her new poetry collection, and more

November 19, 2021 2:36 pm

"When writers see their homes set on fire, comedians see their shows cancelled, and even my Instagram posts receive a shocking amount of venom, one has to wonder," the writer, whose poetry collection just released, said.

TS Eliot prize shortlist is out; check out which books made the cut

October 15, 2021 6:17 pm

The prize is awarded annually to a promising voice in British poetry. This year, the shortlist has been chosen from a staggering 177 poetry collections

Manav Kaul's poetry collection book to release in August

July 28, 2021 4:45 pm

"Really happy to share this news with you all. My first poetry collection (I don't know why it took so long) is up for pre-booking. We are releasing it in hardcover and paperback versions," Kaul wrote on Tuesday night.

Sumita Chakraborty wins 2021 Seamus Heaney First Collection Poetry Prize

July 02, 2021 12:38 pm

Sumita Chakraborty, the author of Arrow (Carcanet), won the prize at a virtual award night of the Seamus Heaney Annual Poetry Summer School.

Stephen Dunn, poet who celebrated the ordinary, dies at 82

June 26, 2021 5:12 pm

His daughter Susanne Dunn said the cause was complications of Parkinson’s disease

Daily readings at tomb honour Dante 700 years after his death

May 23, 2021 10:29 am

While Dante was embraced as a symbol of Italy’s unification in 1861, Florence and Ravenna continue to battle for Dante's legacy. Disputes over who has the right to claim his remains still erupt in newspapers seven centuries after his death


Poetry on lamps, Oh my god cabin: Hottest Diwali gifts this season

October 27, 2014 5:52 pm

If you are confused over what to gift relatives and friends on Diwali, or scan through some quirky gift options, check out this gallery.