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Meena Kandasamy's Biography

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Chennai
Jan 2008

Meena Kandasamy (born 1984) is a poet, fiction writer, translator and activist who is based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She has published two collections of poetry, Touch (2006) and Ms. Militancy (2010). She holds a PhD in socio-linguistics from Anna University Chennai, has represented India at the University of Iowa's International Writing Program and was made the Charles Wallace India Trust Fellow at the University of Kent, Canterbury. The Gypsy Goddess (Atlantic Books (UK)/HarperCollins India, 2014) is her first novel.

Influences

Toni Morrison

Langston Hughes

Upcoming Works

The Gypsy Goddess (a novel)

Black Magic (a collection of short-stories)

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Publishers

Frog Books
Zubaan
Stree-Samya