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Sudeep Sen
Born 1964 (age 53–54)
Occupation Poet

Sudeep Sen (born 1964) is an Indian English poet and editor living in London and New Delhi.

Early life[edit]

Sudeep Sen studied at St Columba's School and read literature at Hindu College, University of Delhi.

As an Inlaks Scholar, he received a master's degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in New York City. He also received an M.A. in English & Creative Writing from Hollins University (Virginia) and was an International Scholar at Davidson College.

Sen was an international poet-in-residence at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh, and a visiting scholar at Harvard University.

Works[edit]

Poet[edit]

Sudeep Sen's prize-winning books include Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems (HarperCollins), Rain, Aria (A. K. Ramanujan Translation Award), Postcards from Bangladesh (UPL), Fractals: New & Selected Poems | Translations 1980-2015 (London Magazine Editions) and EroText (Vintage: Penguin Random House). Blue Nude: Anthropocene, Ekphrasis, New Poems (Jorge Zalamea International Poetry Prize) is forthcoming. He has edited several anthologies including: The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry [by Indians] (2012), World Literature Today Writing from Modern India (2010),The Literary Review Indian Poetry (2009) and Midnight's Grandchildren: Post-Independence English Poetry from India (2004).

Sen has been translated into many languages including Arabic, Bengali, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Malayalam, Persian, Punjabi, Romanian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.[1]

Sen's writings have appeared in newspapers, magazines, journals, and broadcast on radio and television. They include: the Times Literary Supplement, Newsweek, Guardian, Observer, Independent, Telegraph, Financial Times, Herald, Poetry Review, Literary Review, Harvard Review, Hindu, Hindustan Times, Times of India, Indian Express, Outlook, India Today and others. He has broadcast on BBC World (TV), BBC Radio, PBS, Radio Tehran and Radio Jerusalem.

Sen’s newer work appears in New Writing 15 (Granta), Language for a New Century (Norton), Leela: An Erotic Play of Verse and Art (Collins), Indian Love Poems (Knopf/Random House/Everyman), Out of Bounds (Bloodaxe), Initiate: Oxford New Writing (Blackwell), and Name me a Word (Yale).

He has written, edited and translated over 30 books and chapbooks.

Director[edit]

Sen has directed or co-directed several short films and documentaries, including Rhythm, White Shoe Story, Woman of a Thousand Fires, Babylon is Dying: Diary of Third Street (nominated for a student Emmy Award), and Flying Home.

Recognition[edit]

2018: 'UPL Excellence Award' (Best Seller Category)' for Postcard from Bangladesh at the 40th anniversary celebrations by the University Press Limited (publishers) in Dhaka. http://www.thedailystar.net:8080/city/the-university-press-limited-recognises-19-books-16-individuals-six-institutions-with-upl-excellence-awards-2018-1546261

2017: Global Literary Festival Award for Literary Excellence & Best Book of the Year for EroText (Vintage: Penguin Random House) given by the Asian Arts Academy.

2017: Invited to nominate writers for $165,000 Windham Cambell Prize (Yale University)

2017-18: Co-Jury / Judge for the Jaipur Literature Festival ‘K L Sethia Award for Poetry’ along with Namita Gokhale and Sukrita Paul Kumar. http://indiaeducationdiary.in/zee-jaipur-literature-festival-announces-the-winner-of-the-kanhaiya-lal-sethia-award-for-poetry/

2016: ‘In Vino Veritas Wine Poem Contest 1st Runner-Up Prize Winner, Struga Poetry Festival (Macedonia).

2013: Nobel Laureate Festival invited author — the first Indian, and the only one thus far from the Asian, Australasian-Pacific, African, South American region, to be chosen for the honour. Presented the Derek Walcott Lecture + read from the new book, Fractals: New & Selected Poems|Translations 1978-2013, launched by the Nobel laureate in St Lucia, West Indies. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/Sudeep-Sen-to-address-Nobel-Laureate-Week/article12442419.ece

2013: Awarded the Government of India Ministry of Culture Senior Fellowship for ‘Outstanding Persons in Culture/Literature’

2012/13: Pushcart Prize nomination for ‘Choice’ (poem) that appeared in the Prairie Schooner (USA)

2012: ‘The Bookwallah’ Travelling Residency | AsiaLink & University of Melbourne

2012: Joint Runners-Up Prize Winner |Stanza Poetry Competition, Poetry Society (UK)

2012: Lalitha Subbu Memorial Lecture / Chief Guest Hindu College Literary Festival

2011: International Writer-in-Residence, Shanghai Writers Association (China)

2010: Judge|Jury Member (with the UK poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy & Elaine Feinstein) 10th Arvon Foundation International Poetry Competition (London). [First non-UK international invited judge] https://literature.britishcouncil.org/writer/sudeep-sen

2010: Invited International Poet reading with Ciaran Carson, Sinead Morrissey & Leontia Flynn at Summer School Evening Poetry & Music (The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland).

2010: International Writer-in-Residence, The Tyrone Guthrie Centre (Northern Ireland)

2010: Wolfsberg UBS Artist-in-Residence Fellowship | Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia (Switzerland).

2010: Sanskriti Foundation Writers Fellowship (New Delhi).

2009: Jorge Zalamea Poetry Award (presented by the Colombian Government of South America & the Embassy of Colombia in New Delhi). Blue Nude, an unpublished book-length work-in-progress, won it in an open international competition that attracted entries worldwide.

2009: A K Ramanujan Translation Award for Aria (a book of translations of modern South Asian and World Poetry).

2009: Jury Member, Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize (India) — jointly administered by the S R Trust and the University of Hyderabad’s Department of English, in partnership with The Hindu newspaper group.

2009: Jury/Editorial Board Member, Katha Poetry E-Book series.

2008: Director, Delhi International Literature Festival http://atlasaarkarts.net/dilf/

2008: Ledig House International Writer’s Fellowship (New York).

2007: NLPVF Dutch Foundation for Literature international ‘writer-in-residence’ fellowship (Amsterdam).

2007: Kathak Literary Award |Kathak Sahitya Puroshkar — for outstanding contribution to Bangladesh’s Literature (Dhaka). http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-11211

2005: Judge|Jury Member (with Jayanta Mahapatra & Anita Nair), Dom Moraes Poetry Prize (India) — administered by Monsoon Editions (Yeti Books).

2004: Awarded the ‘Pleiades Honour’ at the world’s oldest poetry festival in Struga, Macedonia. As the Pleiades title suggests, seven internationally "famous poets" who have made "significant contribution to modern world poetry" are chosen to receive this prestigious honour — the other six on that year’s list included the Nobel prize nominated Chinese poet Bei Dao, Herder European Award-winning Romanian poet Ana Blandiana, the Irish poet John F Deane, Arturo Korkuera from Peru, Al Janabi from Iraq, and Philip Johns from Belgium.

1997-98: Hawthornden Fellowship (UK)

1996 Faber & Faber Poetry Grant from the Arvon Foundation (UK).

1991-93: National Award Winner at the British Council Poetry Society of India ‘All India Poetry Competition’ on a couple of occasions.

1991: Poetry Circle (Bombay) National Poetry Competition Prize Winner.

1989: Inlaks Scholarship (India), India Abroad Fellowship, Dupont Broadcast Journalism Award, and Columbia University Graduate Scholarship (all New York) to pursue an MS in Journalism at Columbia University, New York.

1988: Bread Loaf Writers Scholarship, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Middlebury College, Vermont, USA.

1988: Graduate School Scholarship to pursue M.A. in English & Writing, Hollins University, Virginia.

1987: International Scholarship & Vereen Bell Prize for Creative Writing, Davidson College (USA).

1986: Gurukul Scholarship from SPIC-MACAY (Kalakshetra, Madras).

1986: Jagmohan Pably Prize for best all-round student, Hindu College, University of Delhi

1986: B N Raina Scholarship for academic excellence, Hindu College, University of Delhi

Bibliography[edit]

POETRY

2019 Blue Nude: Ekphrasis, Anthropocene & New Poems (forthcoming)

2018 Banyan Sanskriti Foundation|Gallerie (forthcoming)

2017 Path to Inspiration (with Setsuko Klossowska de Rola & Homa Arzhangi) Ahimsa Forum, Lyon, France

2017 Incarnat | Incarnadine Tartuga, Carnoules, France

2015 Fractals: New & Selected Poems | Translations 1980-2015 UK: London Magazine Editions, USA: Wings, India: Gallerie

2013 Fractals: New & Selected Poems|Translations 1978-2013 [limited edition] Gallerie

2012 Mediterraneo [Spanish & Galician translations] Cervantes Institute

2012 Ladakh Gallerie & Tyrone Guthrie Centre (Ireland)

2010 Winter Frances Kiernan Edition (UK)

2009 Aria [translations] Yeti Books & Monsoon Editions (India) / 2010 Mulfran Press (UK)

2009 Heat Web del Sol (USA)

2005 Rain Gallerie & Mapin (India) / Grantha (USA)

2003 Distracted Geography: An Archipelago of Intent Wings Press (USA) / 2004 Peepal Tree (UK), Indialog (India)

2003 Prayer Flag [CD / poetry & photography] Wings Press (USA) / Peepal Tree (UK)

2002 Monsoon [re-issued in 2005 as Rain] Bengal Foundation (Dhaka) / Aark Arts (London)

2001 Perpetual Diary Aark Arts, London

2000 A Blank Letter The High Commission of India (Dhaka)

2000 Lines of Desire Triad

2000 Almanac Triad

2000 In Another Tongue [translations] Triad

1999 Retracing American Contours Triad

1997 Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems HarperCollins

1995 Dali’s Twisted Hands Peepal Tree Books, Leeds

1994 Mount Vesuvius in Eight Frames Peepal Tree Books, Leeds

1994 South African Woodcut Peepal Tree Books, Leeds

1993 Parallel [CD /Audio Cassette] The Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh

1993 New York Times The Many Press, London 1995 Rupa, (including Kali in Ottava Rima)

1992 Kali in Ottava Rima Paramount, London 1995 Rupa, (including New York Times)

1990 The Lunar Visitations White Swan Books (New York) 1991 Rupa (New Delhi)

1986 The Man in the Hut [limited hand-bound edition] Davidson, North Carolina (USA)

1983 Leaning Against the Lamp-Post / 1996 [reprinted] Triad

PROSE

2016 EroText, Vintage: Penguin Random House

2002 Postcards from Bangladesh (with Tanvir Fattah & Kelley Lynch), University Press Limited

BodyText (New & Selected Fiction: forthcoming)

Tracing Lines: Selected Prose (Essays & Criticism: forthcoming)

TRANSLATOR

2011/2009 Aria Yeti Books & Monsoon Editions (India) & 2011 Mulfran Press (UK)

2005 Love Poems by Shamshur Rahman |London: Aark Arts

2003 Spellbound & Other Poems by Fazal Shahabuddin | London: Aark Arts

2001 Love & Other Poems by Aminur Rahman | London: Aark Arts

2000 In Another Tongue | Triad

Selected Poems by Anamika | London: Aark Arts (forthcoming)

EDITOR/CO-EDITOR

2019 Contemporary South Asian English Poetry (Himal), ed. Sudeep Sen [forthcoming]

2018 Modern English Poems by Younger Indians (Sahitya Akademi), ed. Sudeep Sen [forthcoming]

2015 World English Poetry (Dhaka: Bengal Foundation), ed. Sudeep Sen

2013 The Prairie Schooner Feast Anthology of Poetry by Indian Women USA: University of Nebraska

2012 The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry (HarperCollins)

2012 The Yellow Nib Modern English Poetry by Indians Belfast: Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, Queens University

2011 Poetry Review Centrefold Portfolio of Indian Poetry UK: Poetry Review

2010 World Literature Today Writing from Modern India USA: University of Okhlahoma

2009 The Literary Review Indian Poetry USA: Farleigh Dickinson University

2006 Biblio South Asian English Poetry (a portfolio) New Delhi: Biblio

2006–present Atlas: New Writing, Art & Image London/New York/New Delhi: Aark Arts

2005 Sestet: Six New Writers Berlin: Free University & London: Aark Arts

2004 Midnight’s Grandchildren: Post-Independence English Poetry from India Macedonia: Struga Poetry Evenings [in Macedonian translation]

2002 Dash: Four New German Writers Berlin: Humboldt University & London: Aark Arts

2002 Shawkat Haider: A Day with Destiny Dhaka: Azeez

2001 Hayat Saif: Selected Poems Dhaka: Pathak Samabesh

2001 The British Council Book of Emerging English Poets from Bangladesh Dhaka: The British Council

2001-18: Six Seasons Review Dhaka: University Press Limited & London: Aark Arts

1998 Index for Censorship [Poems] Songs of Partition (a portfolio) London: Index for Censorship

1996 Lines Review Twelve Modern Young Indian Poets Edinburgh: Lines Review

1995 Wasafiri Contemporary Writing from India, South Asia & The Diaspora University of London.

SELECTED SEN’S POETRY IN TRANSLATION AS BOOKS/CHAPBOOKS/BROADSHEETS

2018 Sudeep Sen ki Kavitaye [Hindi / trans. Anamika / Vani Prakashan ' forthcoming]

2017 Incarnat|Incarnadine [French / trans. Bernard Turle] Tartuga, France

2012 Mediterraneo [Spanish|Galician / trans. M Dolores Herrero, Yolanda Castano & Raul Jaime] Cervantes Institute

2012 Baniano: Figueira de Bangla|Banyan [Galician / trans. Yolanda Castano] Concello da Coruna, Spain

2009 Triztan’s Timex [Norwegian / trans. Birger Huse]

2009 Cyclical [Polish / trans. Malgorzata Wilk & Karolina Janus]

2009 Geographies [French / trans. Dominique Vitalyos & Dominique de Gasquet]

2007–present Regen|Rain [Dutch / trans. Susan Ridder / work-in-progress]

2006 Lluvia|Rain [Spanish / trans. M Dolores Herrero]

2004 Alexander’s Soil: Selected Poems [Macedonian / trans. Zoran Anchevski]

2002 La Sencilla Malta|The Single Malt [Spanish / trans. Raul Jaime]

2003 Barsha|Rain [Bengali / trans. Aminur Rahman]

2003 Prarthana Pataka [Bengali / trans. Aminur Rahman]

2000 Ekti Khali Chithi [Bengali / trans. Aminur Rahman]

2002 Remembering Hiroshima Tonight [German / trans. Andrea Vialli]

20?? Ilhan Berk and other poems [Turkish / trans. Nese Yasin]

20?? Remembering Hiroshima Tonight [Greek / trans. Kariofilis Mitsakis]

20?? BodyText [Hebrew / trans. Dan Daor]

20?? Lines of Desire [Hebrew / trans. Amir Or]

20?? Lines of Desire [Romanian / trans. Curtea d Arges Poetry Festival committee]

20?? Lines of Desire & Other Poems [Korean / trans. Kim Ku Sul & Park Hae Won]

20?? Prayer Flag [Hungarian / trans. Domokos Johanna]

IMPORTANT ANTHOLOGIES & PUBLICATIONS FEATURING POETRY /PROSE OF SUDEEP SEN

2019 What is Time?: An Anthology of Indian and Indian Diaspora Writing (USA: Red Hen) ed. Ravi Shankar [forthcoming]

2018 There's Something in the Air: 70 Life Stories from India & Italy (Juggernaut), eds. by Lorenzo Angeloni & Maria Elletra Verone

2018 Modern English Poetry by Younger Indians (Sahitya Akademi), ed. Sudeep Sen [forthcoming]

2018 Indian Poetry for 365 Days: An English-Hindi Anthology (HarperCollins), ed. & trans. Gulzar [forthcoming]

2018 Filigree: Contemporary Black British Poetry (Leeds: Peepal Tree), ed. Nii Parkes [forthcoming]

2018 Contemporary South Asian English Poetry (Himal), ed. Sudeep Sen [forthcoming]

2018 A Pocketful of Wry: Indian Poets Also Laugh (Penguin), eds. Arundhati Subramaniam & Jerry Pinto [forthcoming]

2017 Poems in an Exhibition: An Ekphrasis Anthology, ed. Sylvia Vetta (Oxfordfolio)

2017 Rochford Street Review Anthology, ed. Les Wicks (Australia)

2016 The Poet’s Quest for God (London: Eyewear), eds. Todd Swift, Oliver Brennan, Kalley Davio & Cate Myddleton-Evans

2016 Lotosi od neona i delirija. (Croatia Rijeka: Studio TiM), eds. Lora Tomaš & Marijana Janjić

2015 World English Poetry (Dhaka: Bengal Foundation), ed. Sudeep Sen

2014 Becoming Poets: The Asian English Experience (Bern: Peter Lang), ed. Agnes S L Lam

2014 Jora Sanko: Select English Poems by Bengali Poets (Poetry Society of India), eds. M Gandhi & K Sengupta

2013 Another Country: An Anthology of Post-Independence Indian Poetry in English (Sahitya Akademi), ed. Arundhati Subramanium

2013 The Big Bridge Anthology of Contemporary Indian Poets (Big Bridge, USA), ed. Menka Shivdasani

2013 Indo-Australian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry (Authorspress), eds. Rob Harle, Sunil & Sangeeta Sharma

2013 Asian Poetry in English (University of Hong Kong), ed. Agnes Lam

20?? Seven Indian English Poets in Hindi Translation, ed. & trans. Savita Singh [forthcoming]

2012 The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry (HarperCollins) ed. Sudeep Sen

2012 The Yellow Nib Modern English Poetry by Indians (Belfast: Queen’s University) ed. Sudeep Sen

2012 Ten Young Indian Poets in English (Kathmandu/New Delhi: Nirala), ed. Jayanta Mahapatra

2010 Initiate: An Oxford Anthology of New Writing (Oxford: Blackwell) inro. Jon Stallworthy / eds. Clare Morgan & Rita Ricketts / ed. panel: Jane Draycott, Jonathan Evans, Frank Egerton

2010 World Literature Today Writing from Modern India (University of Oklahoma) ed. Sudeep Sen

2010 The Book of Worst Meals (USA: Serving House Books), eds. Walter Cummins & Thomas E Kennedy

2010 Red: Contemporary Black British Poetry (Leeds: Peepal Tree), ed. Kwame Dawes

2010 Indivisible: An Anthology of Contemporary South Asian American Poetry (USA: University of Arkansas Press) eds. Neelanjana Banerjee, Summi Kaipa & Pireeni Sundaralingam

2010 Top 10 Contemporary World Poets (Dhaka: Adorn Publication) ed. & trans. Aminur Rahman

2009 Borders (Pune: Open Space | CCDS) ed. Priya Sarukkai Chabria

2009 Leela — An Erotic Play of Verse and Art (Collins), ed. Alka Pande

2009 The Literary Review Indian Poetry ed. Sudeep Sen (TLR/Fairleigh Dickinson University)

2008 Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia & Beyond (New York/London: W.W.Norton) eds. Tina Chang, Nathalie Handel & Ravi Shankar | Foreword by Carolyn Forche

2008 Writing Across Borders (writers.ink) ed. Niaz Zaman

2008 Of Rickshaws and Rickshawallahs (University Press Ltd) ed. Niaz Zaman

2008 Here and Now: Contemporary Poetry of Delhi (New Delhi: Delhi Poetree)

2007 New Writing 15 (London: Granta & British Council) eds. Bernardine Evaristo & Maggie Gee

2007 Findings on Ice (Amsterdam & Baden: Lars Muller Publishers) eds. Astrid van Baalen & Hester Aardse

2007 I Indialand (Torsby, Sweden: Heidruns Forlag) ed. Bengt Berg

2007 Best of Gallerie 1997-2007 (Mumbai: Gallerie) ed. Bina Sarkar Ellias

2007 50 Poets 50 Poems (Pune: Open Space | CCDS) ed. Priya Sarukkai Chabria

2006 All Poetry is Protest (Pune: Open Space | CCDS) ed. Priya Sarukkai Chabria

2006 Ninety-Nine Words (Orissa: Panchabati Publications) ed. Manu Dash

2005 Indian Love Poems (New York: Knopf / London: Everyman Library) ed. Meena Alexander

2005 Confronting Love: Contemporary Indian Love Poems (Penguin India) eds. Jerry Pinto & Arundhati Subramaniam

2005 Masala (London: Macmillan) ed. Debjani Chatterjee

2003 Midnight’s Grandchildren: Contemporary English Poetry from India ([in Macedonian] SPE, Macedonia) ed. S Sen

2003 Gods, Mongrels & Demons (London: Bloomsbury) ed. Angus Calder

2002 Home & Away: Diaspora Voices (London: Index for Censorship) ed. Ursula Owen & Stephen Watts

2002 From Briarwood to Barishal to Bangladesh (London Arts UK) ed Sanchita Islam

2002 Poems & Sources (USA: Fairleigh Dickinson University) ed Thomas Kennedy & Walter Cummins

2001 Post Independence Voices in South Asian Writings (Doaba, New Delhi) eds. Malashri Lal, Alamgir Hashmi & Victor Ramraj

2000 The Redbeck Anthology of South Asian Poetry (Redbeck UK) ed. Debjani Chatterjee

2000 Edinburgh: An Intimate City (Edinburgh Council Scotland) eds B Fraser & E Greig

2000 Vilenica International Writers’ Anthology ([in Slovenian] Drustvo Slovenskih Pisateljev, Ljubljana) ed. Itzok Osojnik

2000 Institutionalizing English Studies: The Post-Colonial/Post-Independence Challenge (Toronto: Ariel) eds. Gauri Viswanathan & Victor Ramraj

1999 Now Read On: Multicultural Reader (Routledge London/New York) eds. John McRae & Edwin Vethamani

1999 Chai (Storey Books Vermont USA) ed. Diana Rosen

1998 Agenda Anthology of Poems Essays Translations (Agenda London) eds. Anita Money & William Cookson

1998 Post-Colonial Discourse in South Asia (Alif Cairo) ed. Ferial Ghazoul & Stephen Alter

1998 Poeti Indiani Del Novecento [di lingua inglese] ([in Italian] Supernova Venice) ed. Shaul Bassi

1998 Songs [Poems] of Partition (Index for Censorship, London) ed. Ursula Owen & Judith Hall Vidal

1998 Ariel 50th Anniversay of India & Pakistan’s Independence (Toronto) eds. Malashri Lal, Alamgir Hashmi & Victor Ramraj

1997 India 1997 With Affection (London Magazine UK) ed Alan Ross

1997 Fifty Years of Independence: Poetry from the India Sub-Continent (Acumen UK) ed. Patricia Oxley

1996 Lines Review Twelve Modern Young Indian Poets (Lines Review, Edinburgh) ed. Tessa Ransford / guest ed. S Sen

1996 Vox: New Indian Fiction (Sterling Bombay) ed. Jeet Thayil

1995 Wasafiri Contemporary Writing from India, South Asia & The Diaspora (Wasafiri/ QMW College, University of London) ed. Susheila Nasta / guest ed. Sudeep Sen

1995 The English Review Contemporary Poets 12 (Oxford University/Philip Allan Publishers) eds. John Carey & Cicely Havely

[19??] Work (Katabasis London) ed. Dinah Livingstone

[19??] Home (Katabasis London) ed. Kathleen McPhilemy

1993 An Anthology of New Indian English Poetry (Rupa New Delhi) ed. Makarand Paranjape

1992 Barnet Poetry Anthology (Barnet Council London) eds. Dannie Abse, Katherine Gallaghar, Debjani Chatterjee

IMPORTANT ANTHOLOGIES & PUBLICATIONS FEATURING POETRY TRANSLATIONS BY SUDEEP SEN

The translations that appear in the two books Aria and In Another Tongue were first featured in: Agenda, Atlas, Best of Gallerie 1997-2007, Daily Star, Gallerie International, Modern Poetry in Translation, Molossus, New Internationalist, New Quest, Independent, Poetry International Web, Rotterdam PIW Chapbook, Shine Magazine, Six Seasons Review, SPE Editions, and broadcast on BBC, AIR, among others. They also appeared as free-standing books, chapbooks, broadsheets, posters, postcards; or have been featured (or are forthcoming) in important anthologies:

2017 Indian Poetry for 365 Days: An English-Hindi Anthology (HarperCollins), ed. & trans. Gulzar [forthcoming]

2010 The Essential Tagore, eds. Fakrul Alam and Radha Chakravarty (Santiniketan: Visva-Bharati & Cambridge: Harvard University Press);

2010 Interior Decoration: Poems by Women from 10 Indian Languages, eds. Ritu Menon, Vasanth Kannabiran, Ammu Joseph, and Volga (New Delhi: Women’s World India & Women Unlimited);

2010 Top 10 Contemporary World Poets (Dhaka: Adorn Publication) ed. & trans. Aminur Rahman

2009 Fire in the Soul: 100 Poems for Human Rights, ed. Dinyar Godrej (Oxford: New Internationalist & London: Amnesty International);

2009 Poetry International festival chapbook by Mangalesh Dabral (Rotterdam: Poetry International);

Banalata Sen by Jibanananda Das (London: Aark Arts);

Diptych by Gulzar (London: Aark Arts);

Selected Poems by Anamika (forthcoming);

Love Poems by Shamsur Rahman (London: Aark Arts);

Spellbound & Other Poems by Fazal Shahabuddin (London: Aark Arts);

Love & Other Poems by Aminur Rahman (London: Aark Arts);

Selected Poems by Zoran Anchevski (electronic edition by Shine Magazine);

Strategy of Defeat: Selected Poems 1984-2000 by Zoran Anchevski (Skopje: Jugoreklam);

Anthology of Macedonian P.E.N. Poets, ed. Zoran Anchevski (Skopje: Macedonian P.E.N. Centre & Blesok); Parabolas and Capriccios: Selected Poems by Petko Dabeski (Struga Poetry Evening Editions);

Poetry International Web online [1];

FILMS BY SUDEEP SEN

Directed and co-directed several short films and documentaries, some include: Rhythm, White Shoe Story, Woman of a Thousand Fires, Babylon is Dying: Diary of Third Street (which won a student Emmy Award nomination), Flying Home among others.

STAGE SHOW/THEATRE/RADIO PLAY/FILM BY SUDEEP SEN

Mount Vesuvius in Eight Frames ([RADIO PLAY] BBC Radio UK/ Poetry by Sudeep Sen / Produced by Salim Tahir / Music by David Sylvian / Cast: Martha Kapos, Stephen Watts & S Sen)

Vesuvius ([STAGE PLAY] Nehru Centre of the Indian High Commission, London / Poetry by Sudeep Sen / Produced by Border Crossing / Directed by Michael Walling / Cast: Anjali Jayadev & M Walling)

BodyText ([STAGE PLAY] Harrow Arts Council, UK / Written by Sudeep Sen / Produced by Border Crossing / Directed by Michael Walling / Cast: Shreya Dave & M Walling)

Flying Home ([FILM] Produced by Border Crossing & Arts Council, UK/ Poetry by Sudeep Sen / Directed by Michael Walling / Photography by David Wheeler)

Midnight’s Grandchildren: Contemporary Indian Poetry in English ([STAGE SHOW] Struga Poetry Evening (an international poetry festival), Macedonia / Directed by Sudeep Sen / Poetry read by Indian poets and Macedonian actors / Music by Macedonian ensemble)

Texture Tone Topography: Poetry & Jazz ([STAGE SHOW] India International Centre, New Delhi / Poetry by Sudeep Sen / Cast: Tom Alter, Rajeev Raja, Sudeep Sen)

Rain ([STAGE SHOW] National tour — (The British Council, Delhi), (The Times of India Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Bombay), Darpana Arts Academy/Natarani, Ahmedabad), & others in Calcutta, Madras, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune / Written by Sudeep Sen / Cast: Tom Alter & Sudeep Sen + musicians)

T3 & Woman ([STAGE SHOW] The Attic, New Delhi / Poetry & Fiction by Sudeep Sen / Music by Srinibas, Dance by Moumita Ghosh, Dramatic Enactment by Averee Chaurey, Songs by Jayati Ghosh

J3: Jibanananda Jazz Jugalbandi ([STAGE SHOW] IAS Officers Club, Hyderabad / Poetry by Sudeep Sen & Hoshang Merchant / Music by Charminar Jazz Collective

[Wo]man ([STAGE SHOW] The India International Centre Experience: A Festival of the Arts (New Delhi) / Poetry & Fiction by Sudeep Sen / Vocals by Vidya Rao / Flute by Srinibas / Dance by Moumita Ghosh / Bengali reading by Averee Chaurey

Rain ([STAGE SHOW] The India International Centre Experience: A Festival of the Arts (New Delhi) / Poetry by Sudeep Sen / Dance by Vijayalakshmi / Music by Mac Quayle

References[edit]

  1. ^ home page Archived 2007-02-21 at the Wayback Machine. of Sudeep Sen's website, SudeepSen.com, retrieved December 15, 2008

Further reading[edit]

  • Panja, Shormishtha (2005). "Sen, Sudeep (1964-)". In Benson, Eugene; Conolly, L. W. Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Literatures in English. London: Routledge – via Credo Reference. 

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