Poetry at Sangam

27th Jan 2017

India House Art Gallery (Map)

Event Description

“ A marvellous, internationally significant magazine …that deserves every support. I am proud to have been published in its pages.  — George Szirtes, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, winner of  the T.S. Eliot Poetry Prize, the Faber Memorial Prize and numerous others both for poetry and translation.

“Featured some of the finest poets writing today both in India and abroad …a  virtual who’s who of contemporary poetry. The poets are chosen with care and presented well with a brief yet useful introduction.”  K.Satchidanandan –Winner of  27 literary awards including the Indian National Academy award & Knighthood of the Order of Merit from the Government of Italy.

“Poetry at Sangam is one of the best Indian poetry online sites.”— Sudeep Sen, author of EROTEXT, Fractals: New & Selected Poems|Translations1980-2015 and The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry (editor). Widely recognised as a major new generation voice in world literature.

“There are few other magazines which rival its breadth and its quality: it is both rigorous and adventurous.” Vesna Goldsworthy, author of the bestselling memoir, Chernobyl Strawberries and Crashaw Prize winner for Poetry for The Angel of Salonika voted as the Times Best Poetry Books of the year.


Selected from the pages of Poetry at Sangam and edited and curated by poet and translator Priya Sarukkai Chabria. Leading Mumbai and Pune poets and translators Hemant Divate, Menka Shivdasani, Mustansir Dalvi and Sampurna Chattarji and readers Prachi Bari, Surekha Kher and Swati Acharya will showcase thirteen voices in seven languages. Also readings of poems by Adil Jussawala, Ranjit Hoskote, Iqbal, Joy Goswami, Rainer Maria Rilke, Shizuko Suzuki and others.


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