‘ON THE SPIRES OF OUR BREATH’

Literary Trails

June 15, 2018 Editor 0

Scholar, translator, essayist multilingual poet Riyaz Latif is too modest when he informs the reader that his poem “Transience” that appeared in the original in Urdu in 1994 and which he translated himself might seem dated with its reference to Glasnost, the fall of the Berlin Wall and Bosnia. Not for us it isn’t!
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THE PEOPLE ON THE GROUND

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December 18, 2017 Editor 0

A harrowing tale of deprivation, suffering and the search for love among the wretched of an Indian urbanscape. Noted Marathi dalit writer Baburao Bagul captures the entire range of human emotions in this story of one freezing night in the city’s lowest depths…[Read More]…