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Sujata Bhatt


Sujata Bhatt

(India) Born in Ahmedabad in 1956. She is a graduate of the Writers' Workshop, University of Iowa and now lives in Germany with her husband and daughter. Carcanet publish her first five collections, Brunizem (Alice Hunt Bartlett Prize, Commonwealth Poetry Prize, 1988), Monkey Shadows (Poetry Book Society Recommendation, 1991), The Stinking Rose (1995), Augatora (Poetry Book Society Recommendation, 2000) and A Colour for Solitude (2002). Her poems have been widely anthologised and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. She received a Cholmondeley Award in 1991 and the Italian Tratti Poetry Prize in 2000.

Usha Akella


Usha Akella

(India) moved to the USA from India in 1993. Since then she has followed her primary passion – Poetry. Her first book of poems is titled ...Kali Dances, So Do I... (2000). She has been published in various US and India based journals. Her most significant contribution to the Arts is The Poetry Caravan. The Caravan provides free Poetry related activities, such as workshops and readings, to people who may be at a disadvantage to access opportunities. Her third collection of work is a CD of Sufi poems, on which she is accompanied by Steve Gorn, the internationally acclaimed flautist.

Festival Days of poetry and wine

2017