Reviews by me — Sudeep Sen and Abha Iyengar’s collections
Two poetry collection reviews of mine are up on Mascara Literary Review and Pirene’s Fountain, both very sophisticated literary journals.
Sudeep Sen’s collection of translation poetry “Aria” is an astute piece of work. The range covers from Hindi, Bengali and Urdu poetry to Hebrew, Greek and Persian. It’s been a long time that I enjoyed poetry in translation, delicate work that made me want to read the original and marvel at the music of the created work. Read the review HERE
Also, I reviewed Abha Iyengar’s first poetry collection “Yearnings”. Abha writes with the ease of a shaman or a clever lover, adept at splitting open emotions of her subjects and planting her own desires within the lines. Read this review HERE