Friday, April 29, 2011

Reading on May 6

Toto Funds the Arts

is delighted to invite you to a reading of her poetry by

Arundhathi Subramaniam

The poet will be in conversation with Arshia Sattar

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

Date and time: Friday, 6 May 2011 at 6.30 pm

Arundhathi Subramaniam is a poet, editor, critic and cultural curator. She is the author of three books of poems, the most recent being Where I Live: New and Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Publishers, UK, 2009). She is also the author of two prose works, The Book of Buddha (Penguin, 2005) and Sadhguru: More Than A Life (Penguin, 2010), and co-editor of Confronting Love (Penguin, 2005), an anthology of contemporary Indian love poems. She is the Editor of the India domain of the Poetry International Web. Arundhathi has curated Indian classical dance and an interactive arts forum at the National Centre for the Performing Arts for several years.

Arundhathi’s poetry has been published in national and international anthologies and journals, and translated into several languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Italian and Spanish.

Arshia Sattar is a writer, critic and translator based in Bangalore. Her widely acclaimed translations from the Sanskrit of tales from the Kathasaritsagara and the Valmiki Ramayana were published by Penguin Books in 1996. Arshia is a co-founder and director of Sangam House, an international writers’ residency programme that brings together writers from across the world to live and work among their peers in a safe, supportive and nurturing space.

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