Poets and Speakers

Sampurna Chattarji

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Sampurna Chattarji is a poet, novelist and translator. Her fourteen books include five poetry titles, two novels and a short-story collection about Bombay, Dirty Love (Penguin, 2013). Her poetry has appeared in Indian and International journals such as The Little Magazine, New Quest, Stand Magazine, Wasafiri (UK), Drunken Boat, The Literary Review (USA) and many more. Sampurna was the 2012 Charles Wallace writer-in-residence at the University of Kent, Canterbury. Her latest books are her translation of Joy Goswami’s Selected Poems (2014) and Space Gulliver: Chronicles of an Alien (2015).