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
RUDRA KINSHUK Poems
Birendra Chattopadhyay: Selected Poems
AN HALF An half face on the mirror, another half on your pears.
Utpal Kumar Basu: Selected Poems
Poetry of April-May 1.
Mridul Dasgupta: Selected Poems
TO THE MOTHER OF A MARTYR Being there, as if, wind, my sweet mummy I still live in your eyes, cold and hard.
Lalon Fakir: Selected Songs
1. All people ask what caste Lalon belongs to in the human world.
Birds And Rocks: (A Tribute To Jayanta M...
Light and darkness sing in chorus with your letters. In small mirrors are reflected little human faces,
Three blue dolls come out of human flesh. Almost unreachable bottom of inscription of goldden crops,
Gita Chattopadhyay: Selected Poems
THE BEAR No poet, an introvert silent bear he is, sitting in the cage with century's fever.
Amitava Moitra: Selected Poems
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Santal Marrige Songs
1. Such scorching heat! Do you want the shade of an umbrella or the shade of your husband?
My raincoat, spattered with mud sweat, dry leaves and yellow grass hangs from a nail.
Kamalika Mitra: Selected Poems
LIGHT, MY LIGHT Seven stars in the seven corners of the sky. Seven arrows struck their burning souls.
i opened the letterbox to find yellow leaves a brownish cat jumps down
Fragrant Anchors: A Book Of Poems
FRAGRANT ANCHORS: POEMS
1. An owl on the scarecrow. Ignorant mice move. And crops look startled.