Before We Visit the Goddess


Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni in conversation with Shrabani Basu   By Rushati Mukherjee, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 Blogger   The jam-packed crowd gathered early for Indian-American novelist Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s session was testament to the allure of her words. A luminous smile, gracious acknowledgement of every question, passion and compassion exuding from her responses:… Read more »

In Search of a Muse: On Writing Poetry


Anne Waldman, Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Ishion Hutchinson, Kate Tempest, Tishani Doshi and Vladimir Lucien in conversation with Ruth Padel By Arjun Bhatia, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   ‘Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.’ ~ Marianne Moore Where does poetry come from? How do poets find their words? What… Read more »