INTERACTIVE INFORMAL READING OF POEMS

AN INTERACTIVE INFORMAL READING OF POEMS BY DR. NANDINI SAHU

DATE: 14-06-2017

TIME: 7:00 PM-8:00PM

VENUE: Asian Confluence

CATEGORY: Third Space

HOST: Asian Confluence

 

SUMMARY: Dr. Nandini Sahu is a major voice in contemporary Indian English literature. She has accomplished her doctorate in English literature. She is a poet and a creative writer of international repute, has been widely published in India, U.S.A, U.K., Africa and Pakistan. Dr. Sahu has presented papers on various subjects in India and abroad. She is a double gold medalist in English literature and has also achieved numerous awards.

Sahu read multiple poems out of her original poetry collections that were inspired by various motifs. Despite the feministic tone of her poems, Sahu did not admit it; she claimed to be humanistic in her approach. She also made it known to the audience that she had proposed to the IGNOU Authorities about introducing ‘Children Literature’ to the Curriculum, however, it was rejected. Sahu enthralled the audience that she was asked to read more of her poems. An interactive session was followed. The session was heated by multiple questions from the audience that compelled the facilitator to intervene, as the interaction seemed to have no end.

Sahu also took the occasion to release her book “Dynamics of Children’s Literature”. Finally, Sahu concluded by offering support to anyone who is thinking of translating indigenous works to English.