Thursday, January 26, 2017

Hear Some Poetry

Engage in poetry in English and other languages at Poetry at Sangam at the Pune Biennale. Held at the well-known India House Art Gallery, it is a unique event held on January 27

It’s time to engage in some poetry... at Poetry at Sangam at the Pune Biennale. Headed by poet and translator Priya Sarukkai Chabria, find the best national & international poets and translators. Event curator Chabria states, “We’re delighted to bring lively readings to the Pune Biennale by leading poets Hemant Divate, Menka Shivdasani, Mustansir Dalvi, and Sampurna Chatterjee along with Prachi Bari, Surekha Kher and Swati Acharya. Poets will read in English with translations from Marathi, Urdu, Bengali, German and French as well. The audience is in for a treat.”  
The event is part of Sangam House which happens to be India’s leading writers’ residency. It has the support of the iconic Bengaluru bookshop Atta Galatta, the people behind the much-admired Bengaluru Poetry Festival. This event is organised by Pune’s famous art gallery, India House Art Gallery headed by Ramprasad Akkisetti.

Presentation of poetry Indian & international in English and translations from Marathi, French, German, Urdu, Japanese and Bengali

POETS AND TRANSLATORS: Mumbai: Hemant Divate (Marathi & English), Menka Shivdasani (English), Mustansir Dalvi (Urdu & English), Sampurna Chatterjee (Bengali & English); Pune: Prachi Bari (Japanese), Surekha Kher (French) and Swati Acharya (German)

EVENT CURATOR: Priya Sarukkai Chabria – Poet & Translator
VENUE: India House Art Gallery, 53 Sopan Bagh, Balewadi, Pune 
DATE: January 27, 2017
DURATION:  1 Hour 15 Minutes

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