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Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 1Y ago

Nirmala Boudi and the Bureaucracy: By Amiya Sen

First published in Humanities Underground Translated by Bhaswati Ghosh Nirman Bhavan–the f...
Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 1Y ago

Of faces and portraits: Ramkinkar Baij

I recently had the opportunity to read from “My Days with Ramkinkar Baij” on the occasion of the launch of “Could you Please, Please Stop Singing?”, Sabyasachi Nag’s book of poetry at the Ar...
Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 1Y ago

Could You Please, Please Stop Singing? Book Review

Could You Please, Please Stop Singing? Sabyasachi Nag Mosaic Press Available at: http://www.mosaic-press.com/product/could-you-please-please-stop-singing/ Review by: Bhaswati Ghosh First published at http://www.citrusmag.com/#!bookwarm/ddvnt It’s a s...
Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 1Y ago

Call for submissions: The Everyday and Other Tagore

CAFE DISSENSUS UPDATE: The issue is now available here. Issue 19:  October 2015: The Every...
Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 11M ago

Togetherness and moist memories — two recent poems

Togetherness Formulae (first published in Anti Serious) Chatter until it’s banter Shadow and be shadowed. Expect, so you can accept. Sing at your own risk. Make play of work, it helps keep s...
Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 11M ago

Immigrant’s postcard (mini) – Four days in Québec City — Part 2

Read other Immigrant’s Postcards here. Day 3: Wet-weather friends It’s a rainy day. Since morning, we haven’t accomplished much, other than eating brunch, visiting the observatory, and walki...
Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 11M ago

Immigrant’s postcard (mini) – Four days in Québec City — Part 1

Read other Immigrant’s Postcards here. Day 1:  The Sisters After a 10-12 km walking tour of the fortified city and along the river, we sit down on a bench at the foot of the majestic Château...
Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 11M ago

Immigrants postcards (mini) ~ I

1 The driving instructor, a middle-aged man of calm demeanour gets frustrated when his Indian student waits for his instructions before making even the simplest of moves. “It’s not your faul...
Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 11M ago

Balika Ashram — Abu Hasan Shahriar

Translation: Bhaswati Ghosh – 6 – Open page forty-nine of the heart: This is a river of sorrow; it flows from the mountain of hurt Now go to page one hundred and thirty-two of the eyes: This...
Bhaswati Ghosh's Blog · 11M ago

Immigrant’s Postcard: White is White (even when it isn’t)

Read other Immigrant’s Postcards here. My husband has a visit scheduled for his vision test. The optometry is close to his workplace. A couple of days before his appointment, the doctor leav...