Friday, August 1, 2008

Reading in September

Toto Funds the Arts is pleased to invite you to a reading by

Deepika Arwind
Sanhita Bandopadhaya
(Sanhita will read in Bengali while the English translations of her poems by Nilanjan Dutta, Kallol Dasgupta and Arundhati Ghosh will be read by Kallol Dasgupta)

Venue: Crossword Bookstore, ACR Towers, Ground Floor, 32 Residency Road, Bangalore- 1

Date and time: Thursday, 4 September 2008 at 7.00 pm

Deepika Arwind is a 22-year-old poet and writer who lives in Bangalore. Having completed a postgraduate course in journalism from the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai, she now works for The Hindu, Bangalore Bureau. She is interested in theatre and has acted in several plays. Other than that, she likes doodling, photography, music and traveling. She hates air-conditioners.

Sanhita Bandopadhaya, who writes in Bengali, has a postgraduate degree in history from Jadavpur University. Her poems have appeared in various ‘little magazines’ of West Bengal; she also has five anthologies of poems to her credit. A singer, lyricist and composer, Sanhita is a social and political activist. She lives in Kolkata.

Nilanjan Dutta, a postgraduate in English from Jadavpur University, is a freelance writer and translator. He is also a human rights activist based in Kolkata.

Kallol Dasgupta is an IT professional based in Bangalore. He is also a singer-lyricist-composer and a human rights activist.

Arundhati Ghosh is an arts management professional based in Bangalore. She is also a writer.

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