Meena Kandasamy is an emerging poet, fiction writer, translator and activist. She is based in Chennai.
Her first book, Touch, was published in 2006. Two of her poems have won prizes in all-India poetry competitions. Her poetry has been published in various journals, including The Little Magazine, Kavya Bharati, Indian Horizons, Muse India and the Quarterly Literary Review, Singapore. She edited The Dalit, a bi-monthly alternative English magazine of the Dalit Media Network in its first year of publication from 2001 to 2002.
Kandasamy’s translations include the writings and speeches of Thol. Thirumavalavan, leader of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal or the Dalit Panthers of India... more »
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- Evil Spirits
- Amnesia, Selective
- Blackboard Poems
- An Angel Meeting Me
- Fuchsia Shock
- Advaita: The Ultimate Question
- Another Paradise Lost
- Becoming a Brahmin
- Apologies for living on
- How they Prostitute a Poem
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