Poets and Speakers

Menka Shivdasani

Shahnaz Munni © Goethe-Institut

Foto: Goethe-Institut / Andrea Fernandes
Menka Shivdasani is the author of three collections of poetry, Nirvana at Ten Rupees, Stet and Safe House . She is co-translator of Freedom and Fissures , an anthology of Sindhi Partition Poetry, and editor of a SPARROW anthology of women's writing. Menka has edited two anthologies of contemporary Indian poetry for the American ezine www.bigbridge.org. She is Mumbai coordinator of the global movement, 100 Thousand Poets for Change . In 1986, she had played a key role in founding the Poetry Circle in Mumbai.