Sridala Swami

Sridala Swami
Photo: Goethe-Institut / Vivek Muthuramalingam
Sridala Swami is a poet, essayist and photographer. Her first collection of poems, A Reluctant Survivor (2007), was published by the Sahitya Akademi/ National Academy of Letters. Swami has written four books for children, published by Pratham Books in 2009 and 2012. She was the 2011 Charles Wallace Writer-in-Residence at the University of Stirling, Scotland, and Fellow of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, 2013.

Swami’s second collection of poetry, Escape Artist, published by the Aleph Book Company (2014), is the first book to appear under the aegis of the Jehangir Sabavala Foundation (JSF). It was shortlisted for the inaugural Khushwant Singh Poetry Prize.

She writes a poetry workshop column in The Daily O called The Sideways Door and blogs at spaniardintheworks.blogspot.com


Aftermath /

Never Start Something You Can Finish /
Fang nie etwas an, das du zu Ende bringen kannst

h_ngw_m_n /

Post Mortem /
Post Mortem

Solid /