Bookends: Shining star and model shayar of Lucknow

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By Vikas Datta Do you have to be born in a place renowned as a cradle of poetry to be considered a part of its...

Urdu Poetry Mesmerizes People at Aligarh Alumni Washington Mushaira

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By Zafar Iqbal “Urdu is a language that binds people of the Subcontinent encompassing all religions and culture”, said Sanjiv Saraf while addressing the 44th Annual...

Hindi Poets Surendra Sharma, Sampat Saral and Sita Sagar Charm Bostonians

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BURLINGTON, MA—Renowned for their humor and minute observations of daily life in the hustles and bustles of India,  India’s three Hindi poets charmed the...

Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary wins Jnanpith Award

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NEW DELHI-- Noted Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary has been selected for the 51st Jnanpith award for his contribution to Indian literature, it was announced...

Two Gujrati Poets Bring an Entertaining Evening “Mehfil” to Burlington, MA

BURLINGTON, MA—After performing at two sold-out shows in Washington, DC and San Francisco, two Gujarati poets—one of them a Bostonian—are brining their entertaining evening...

Hindi Manch to Host 3-Day National Hindi Convention in Boston, Celebrate its 10th Anniversary

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By Yogita Miharia BOSTON—Hindi Manch, a Boston-based non-profit organization with the mission of bringing together people who know Hindi or who want to know Hindi...

Hindi Manch Presents “Kuch Tum Kaho, Kuch Hum Sunein”: A Music and Poetry Session...

LEXINGTON, MA—Hindi Manch, a non-profit organization that produces engaging and entertaining programs to pass on the heritage of Hindi and related languages to the...

UMass Amherst Graduate Kritika Pandey Wins 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

AMHERST, Mass. – Kritika Pandey, a 2020 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s MFA for Poets and Writers, wins the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story...

Mirza Ghalib still homeless in his birth place

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AGRA-- Though Mirza Ghalib's contribution to 'Urdu Adab' is considered as significant as Shakespeare's to English, the mansion in Agra where he was born...

Alienation proves fertile state of mind for Lauren Groff

Fiction writer and 2018-19 Radcliffe fellow on the dread, glory, and urgency behind ‘Florida’ By Colleen Walsh Harvard Staff Writer Fiction writer Lauren Groff will work on her fourth novel...
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