Mohini Gupta is a writer/translator based in New Delhi. She has been a Charles Wallace India Trust Fellow in 2017 and a Sangam House translator-in-residence in 2015. Her translations have been published by Tulika Publishers. She runs the digital Indian language poetry collective for young readers, Mother Tongue Twisters, and hosts conversations on poetry, Indian languages and translation.
ONCE IT FLOWERS: The Fiction Of Vinod Kumar Shukla
Vinod Kumar Shukla and Satti Khanna in Conversation with Mohini Gupta
Renowned for bringing the marvellous to the ordinary, Vinod Kumar Shukla has long been recognised as one of India’s foremost writers with his unique stories that deal with 'smaller-than-life people'. Satti Khanna, who has translated a number of Vinod-ji's works into English, speaks with writer and translator Mohini Gupta about his remarkable-yet-mundane world, the startling originality of his voice and syntax, and the experience and challenge of translating him. Watch this engrossing session on Jaipur Literature Festival WORDS ARE BRIDGES on Thursday, August 6, 7 pm IST.