Readings & Discussions presented by Almost Island Dialogues

Readings Discussions presented Almost Island Dialogues India International Centre Lodhi Estate Creative

Entry: Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served Basis)
Note: Call 011-24619431 (IIC) to re-confirm any last-minute change or cancellation of the event.

Venue: Lecture Room - 2, Annexe Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
Landmark: Annexe Building is Next to Alliance Francaise
Venue Info: About | Annexe Map | Nearest Metro Stations - 'Khan Market(Violet Line)' & 'Jor Bagh(Yellow Line)'
Area: Lodhi Road Area Events

Event Description: 
More than two years after the pandemic, Almost Island Dialogues returns with a stellar line-up of poets to kick off a series of readings and discussions. At the 14th edition of the Dialogues, we present a dynamic mix of extraordinary minds all the way from Cuba, Mexico and Chile to Kerala, Maharashtra and New Delhi. We are pleased to invite all literature lovers to evenings of live poetry readings in Spanish, English, Malayalam and Marathi. 

Schedule - 

Fri, Aug. 19h, 6:30 pm
Reina María Rodríguez, leading Cuban poet, with her translator, Kristin Dykstra
Anitha Thampi, acclaimed Malayalam poet. English translations will be read alongside

Sat., Aug. 20h, 6:30 pm
S. Anand, founder of Navayana Books and the publisher of Namdeo Dhasal, Poet of the Underworld, reads from this profound Marathi poet in English,
and plays recordings of Dhasal reciting his work.
Chilean poet Raúl Zurita, one of the most extraordinary poets of our times,
accompanied by his translator Anna Deeny Morales

Sun. Aug. 21, 6:30 pm:
Raúl Zurita and publisher V.K. Karthika release poet and fiction writer Sharmistha Mohanty's Extinctions, published by Context, an imprint of
Westland Books. Mohanty will then read from the work.
Aishwarya Iyer writes in English and has her first book of poems
forthcoming from Copper Coin Press
Balam Rodrigo, one of the strongest voice in Mexican poetry, accompanied
by translator Anna Deeny Morales

Note: All work will be read in the original and in English

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