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09
Feb 2017

An Interview with Durjoy Datta: About Being a Star Author

Durjoy Datta is an author and screenwriter, but it is his immediately apparent charm that endears him to millions of young readers in India. Part of a group of writers who have succeeded enormously in the genre of commercial fiction, Datta has penned stories that have captured the hearts of his audience, both on the […]

05
Feb 2017

An interview with Monideepa Banerjie: Chetan Bhagat up close and personal

Monideepa Banerjie needs no introduction and is a face and voice Kolkata identifies with. She has been with NDTV for 22 years and discusses folklore, music, society, politics and everything in between. Here is a chat session with one of the greatest personalities in the Kolkata media, it was so humbling to talk to her, […]

04
Feb 2017

An Interview with Saroo Brierly: A Long Way From Home

Saroo Brierly is an Indian-born Australian businessman who was separated from his birth mother, adopted by an Australian couple and 25 years later reunited with his birth mother. His story generated significant international media attention, especially in Australia and India. An autobiographical account of his experiences, A Long way From Home, was published in 2014 […]

04
Feb 2017

An Interview with Yatindra Mishra: Hindi Literature Today

Yatindra Mishra has four collections of Hindi poetry to his credit – Yada Kada, Ayodhya tatha Anya Kavitayein, Dyorhi par Aalap and Vibhas. As a music and film critic he has also written Girija (the life  and works of thumri singer Girija Devi), ‘Devpriya’, ‘Sur ki Baradari’ and ‘Humsafar’. His Meelon Se Din won the Best […]

04
Feb 2017

An interview with Sion Tomos Owen: The Valley, The City And The Village Project

Sion Tomos Owen was born and raised first language Welsh in the Rhondda Valley, He has a string of awards and accolades attached to his name – Tudor Bevan Bursary Award in 2007, runner up in the Terry Hetherington Young Writers Competition in 2014 and 2013 for short fiction, Young Writer’s Prize in the Planet […]

04
Feb 2017

An Interview with Neal Hall: Performance Poetry

Dr Neal Hall is a warrior-poet. His poetry refers to the immediate context of racial oppression, but spans beyond it to reach the heart of the human condition. With Subodh Sarkar and Debojyoti Mishra, he put up a performance of poetry and music that moved the audience to tears. This blogger met him after his […]

04
Feb 2017

An Interview with Debojyoti Mishra: Performance Poetry

Debojyoti Mishra is a Kolkata-based music composer who shot to fame with his minimalist compositions in movies like Raincoat, Chokher Bali, Bariwali and Arekti Premer Golpo. He also happens to take a keen interest in painting. You had started off with advertising music and then moved on to other spheres initially with the production house, […]

03
Feb 2017

An Interview with Divya Dutta

Divya Dutta wears many hats. She is a critically acclaimed actor, a columnist and now a writer.  Her memoir, Me and Maa, focuses on her relationship with Dr Nalini Dutta, her mother. During our conversation, she spoke about the bond between her and her mother, how she chooses the roles she wants to do and […]

03
Feb 2017

An Interview with Sophie McKeand: Flying Words to Pages

Sophie McKeand is an award-winning , self-employed poet from north Wales, with poetry published in various magazines. She has performed at Green Man, Wilderness, Uncivilisation, Dinefwr and Focus Wales festivals as well as on the Caught by the River stage at the Good Life. Blogger at Huffington Post and new contributor at Wales Arts Review […]

03
Feb 2017

An Interview with Devi Kar: Jit Paul Memorial Lecture

Devi Kar is the Director of Modern High School for Girls and the Modern Academy of Continuing Education. Besides being a member of multiple Education Boards and Scholarship panels, she is a writer of history books and driver of vintage cars. When this blogger met her after her session, the conversation ranged from education to […]