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sarojini-sahoo's picture
Apr.20.2011
Silke Liria Blumbach, a German poetess, translator,blogger writes a few lines after reading my novel The Dark Abode. I want to share her words with my readers:   "As if you have been inspired by us by writing the novel... You understand what few people understand: that a very deep love...
aimee-liu's picture
Jan.20.2011
 My friend, the brilliant poet Pireeni Sundaralingam has just sent an announcement about one wild and crazy literary event and one more subdued literary event, both in Los Angeles this weekend. I pass this message along to all you LA literati: From Pireeni: I'm involved in an amazing one-of-a-...
sarojini-sahoo's picture
Aug.05.2009
It is ironic that in India, the premier persons who came forward to claim ‘women’s rights’ were not women but were men. Balaram Das, a sixteenth century poet, very well known inside Orissa but lesser known to out side world, is considered as the premier of feminism. As feminism developed in Western...
kathryn-stripling-byer's picture
May.04.2009
What could trump reading a wonderful novel by a great novelist?  Well, reading with a dog draped across your lap.  Here is our Lord Byron in lapdom while my husband reads Amitov Ghosh's THE SEA OF POPPIES.   He's been a huge Ghosh fan since he read SHADOWLINES.  This novel is thumbs up, too.  Lord...