Amol Redij

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Amol Redij
Amol Redij.jpg
Born (1977-09-18) 18 September 1977 (age 36)
Mumbai, India
Occupation Poet, writer
Language English, Marathi, Hindi
Nationality India
Spouse Jaya Nair
Website
www.amolredij.com

Amol Redij (Marathi: अमोल रेडीज) (born 18 September 1977) is an English poet, writer and creative content designer from Maharashtra, India. He also writes scripts for short films and theatre.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Background[edit]

Redij was born on 18 September 1977, in city Parel of Mumbai, India to a business family Vaishya Vani. He grew up there and went to St. Paul High School. Later he moved along with his family to Goregaon in 1984. Redij completed his primary and secondary education in Mumbai during 1993–1995. Later he went on to complete his Bachelor's in Engineering with Electronics from University of Pune in 1999. He married Jaya Nair, an IT professional on 27 November 2011 in Pune.

Literary career[edit]

In 2011, Redij published his first collection of poetry Silent Moments of Melancholy. He wrote his second collection of 69 poems, titled 69: The OtherWise Poetry. His poems have also been published in "The Bruised Peach Press", a US-based literary magazine. His poem "Ecstasy" was published in the Jan 2013 edition of the magazine, "The Brooklyn Voice". Redij is among the featured poets from India to be published in the Indo-English Poetry Anthology to be released in 2013 by Hidden Brook Press of Canada. Since school days, Redij has been passionate about theatre. He scripted skits during school and college days. He has also directed and acted in dramas during various festivals and scripted Marathi play. He continues his passion for movie making by writing and assisting in direction for short films. He has written several articles on socio-politico setup.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Silent Moments of Melancholy (Poetry Collection, 2011, Alethia Publishing)
  • 69: The OtherWise Poetry (Poetry Collection, 2014, Cyberwit Publishers)
  • Ecstasy (Poem, The Brooklyn Voice Magazine – US, 2013)
  • Why (Short story, entry to Common Wealth Short Story Prize, 2012)
  • Vampire Empire (Short Film, Post-Prod 2012)
  • Home (Poem, Destiny Poets – UK, 2012)
  • Bruised Memories (Poem, The Bruised Peach Press Magazine – US, 2011)
  • As Good As It Gets (Marathi drama, 2010)
  • Carte Blanche (Short film, On Floor)
  • Untitled (Fiction Novel, Under Edits)

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