News  /  Published 25.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 25, 1824

Poet Michael Madhusudan Dutt, a pioneer of Bengali literature, was born...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

People  /  Published 23.01.23

What you read on social media can’t compare to anything longform: Arunoday Singh

The writer-actor talks about his poet self after the launch of his book ‘Unsung’...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 23.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 23, 1859

One of the most influential poets of the Bengali language, Ishwar Chandra Gupta, passed away...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Events  /  Published 18.01.23

Poetry & Calligraphy exhibition at Arthshila Santiniketan

Nilanjan Bandyopadhyay’s works on show between January 25 and March 11...
By Saurav Roy

Events  /  Published 18.01.23

An evening of a multilingual reading with Franco-Santhali cast

The three-member cast comprised French consul general Didier Talpain, Jean-Frederic Chevallier and Surojmoni Hansda from the Trimukhi Platform team in Borotalpada Santhal village in West Midnapore...
By Sudeshna Banerjee


Events  /  Published 10.01.23

Morning of poetry, performances and fun with Dolly Basu’s theatre group Choopkatha

Students and their parents enact three poems with morals by Vikram Seth...
By Subhadrika Sen

People  /  Published 09.01.23

Jack of all trades from Behala, master of verse

In the theatre that is Park Street, that is, the street itself and its pavements, some people have a long history...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

People  /  Published 05.01.23

How Nandana Dev Sen ‘rebirthed’ her mother’s poems while retaining intricacy and intimacy

The author of ‘Acrobat’ on how it celebrates the finest essence of Nabaneeta Dev Sen’s verse...
By Priyam Marik

Events  /  Published 04.11.22

City poets got together for A poetry-making workshop at Roastery Coffee House

Rohini provided different tools to help the participants break out of the traditional method of writing poetry and they tried their lands on Limerick writing, black out poetry and magnetic poetry...
By Farah Khatoon

Lifestyle  /  Published 16.10.22

Bridging the binary

Debasish Lahiri is being lauded in European centres of poetry for his ability to bind Eastern and Western eroticism, mythology, history and art, in his quietly explosive love poems...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta


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