Mani Rao is an Indian poet and translator, writing in English.
Author of eight poetry collections, and a translation of the Bhagavad Gita as a poem, Rao has had poems published in literary journals including Fulcrum, Wasafiri, Meanjin, Washington Square, West Coast Line, Tinfish,, and in anthologies including Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond (W.W. Norton, 2008) and The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets. (Bloodaxe Books, 2008).
She was a Visiting Fellow at the Iowa International Writing Program in 2005 and 2009, and held the 2006 University of Iowa International Programs ... more »
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- A Poem from 'LIVING SHADOWS'
- Selected Poems from 'Echolocation'
- Caching Up
- En Route
- Selected Poems from 'SALT'
- Disappeared Into His Shadow
- Let Us Move From Lonely To Alone
- Airing at a Sniff
- Bhaja Govindam
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