A video of one of Prankur Chaturvedi’s poems has run into difficulty because in it he highlighted the casual use of the phrase ‘anti-national’ in India – disagreement and criticism by an artist is not being anti-national.
Prankur Chaturvedi is a writer and poet living in Bombay. He has been performing for about a year now at different venues including Tuning Fork, The Hive, Pitaara-The Art Box, Of10. He has also collaborated with Chaayos for his solo show “Poetic Pleasure” wherein he recites his poems in a form of conversation between two people. Here he takes on our Q&A
Born on December 10, 1830, American poet Emily Dickinson’s reputation precedes her. Painted as an eccentric recluse, a spinster with a penchant for white dresses, the legends that have attached themselves to Dickinson are not only hard to shake, but often far from the truth.
A publishing project which is translating the 20 most culturally important works of writing in Romania into English has been recognised by a prestigious international literary festival.
Hannah Silva’s solo multimedia performance Panopticon will be shown as part of In the Flesh, at the Barbican, Plymouth, on Friday, November 13 at 9.35pm.
Have a read of Nan’s Handbag by Marcus Parnell from Paignton, which won the 2008 Devon Poetry competition organised by the Plough Arts Centre, Torrington