Tag Archive for poetry

Poets of the World, Ashok Chakravarthy, India

Ashok Chakravarthy and Baek Han Yi in South Korea

Poet and review writer, he is from Hyderabad City. He has been composing poetry for the past 25 years, producing nearly 1200 poems, several of which appeared in international literary journals, anthologies, websites etc. He has been conferred with many…

In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights

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SILVIA PIO This is a unique anthology, published in 2013 and sprung from the collaboration between the Human Rights Consortium and the Institute of English Studies, both from the School of Advanced Study, University of London, and the Keats House…

A Sud delle Cose. To the South of Things

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FRANCES FAHY To appreciate the title of Bongiovanni’s collection of poems, it may be useful to know that in the Italian mentality “south” is often synonymous with backward and somewhat uncouth. More so in the mentality of those people from…

Poets of the World: Aju Mukhopadhyay, India

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Aju Mukhopadhyay, Pondicherry, is a bilingual award winning poet, author and critic. He has written thirty books and received several poetry awards in India and the USA besides other honours. He has published two volumes of short stories, some of…

An Interview with John Irving Clarke

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SILVIA PIO talks to the British poet: Question: John I. Clarke, writer, poet, retired teacher. What else? Reading is intrinsic to all of the above. It is not possible to write poetry and not read what others have written and…

Emily’s room

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ANNA STELLA SCERBO Emily Dickinson lived on poetry, poetry was her Pole star, her only reason to live. In mid 19th century Massachusetts, education had hard puritan rules. Emily suffered from that situation but claimed and got freedom without striking…