RUDRA KINSHUK (22 MAY,1971 / BOLPUR WEST BENGAL INDIA)
Biography of RUDRA KINSHUK
Rudra Kinshuk (born 1971) graduated from the University of Calcutta and did his postgraduation from Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan. He did a certificate in French from French Institute of Chandannagar. A creative writer, he has contributed poems and translations to different publications including The Statesman. The Telegraph, The Asian Age, Famous Reporter, Studio, New England Review and The Little Magazine. Besides this book of poems, he has to his credit other two collection of poems Footprints on the Sands (WW,1996; 2005) and Marginal Tales of the Galloping Horses (WW,2002) and two books of Santal folk songs transcreated into English Songs of the Wild Birds (WW,1997) and Santal Marriage Songs (WW,1999) . He has also a book of translations from Bengali Postmodern Bengali Poetry of Prabhat Choudhuri (Kabita Pakshik,2005) . He has been awarded a Junior Fellowship in the field of Literature (1997-1999) by the Department of Culture (M.H.R.D) , New Delhi. He edits The Peripheral Window, a journal of new poetry in India and a poetry poster Poetry of New Wavelength.
RUDRA KINSHUK's Works:
FOOTPRINTS ON THE SANDS 1996
PORTRAIT OF A DOG AS BUDDHA 1998
MARGINAL TALES OF THE GALLOPING HORSES 2002
ROCKS: CO-OPERATIVE POEMS 2009
Rhizomatic Poetry 2002
- A CAVE OF INSCRIPTIONS
- A SONG OF ETERNITY
- A TREE IN THE MEADOW
- AMITAVA MOITRA: SELECTED POEMS
- AUNG SAN SUU KYI: MY DARK MOTHER
- BIRDS AND ROCKS: (a tribute to Jayanta M...
- BIRENDRA CHATTOPADHYAY: SELECTED POEMS
- BLUE DOLLS
- CROW'S ZERO
THE BARBED HANDS
Flowers are in my barbed hands
and my eyes look like
cherries, mellowed in silence.