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Translator & Author
Interlocutor

Date & Time

Saturday Sat, 25 Jun 2022

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Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org
Arshia Sattar and Vijay Seshadri in conversation about writing, editing, making anthologies, and what it means now to be a poet from India in a globalized world.

Speakers

Vijay Seshadri

Author

Vijay Seshadri is the author of the poetry books “Wild Kingdom,” “The Long Meadow,” “The Disappearances,” (Harper-Collins India), “3 Sections,” and, in 2020, “That Was Now, This Is Then,” as well as dozens of essays, reviews, and memoir fragments. His work has been widely published and anthologized and recognized with a number of honors, among them the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.

Arshia Sattar

Translator & Author

Arshia Sattar obtained her PhD in South Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago in 1990. Her abridged translations of the epic Sanskrit texts, Kathasaritsagara and Valmiki’s Ramayana have both been published by Penguin Books. She has also written books for children and her literary reviews appear regularly in various Indian and international publications.