Gabriel Rosenstock translates Indian poets into Irish

Gabriel Rosenstock is an eminent poet, novelist, playwright and translator with over 160 books to his credit, mostly in Irish. His works have been included in several anthologies.

He recently translated three distinguished Indian poets, K. Satchidanandan , Dileep Jhaveri and Hemant Divate (in that order from left in the photo above, with Gabriel) into Irish and published them as separate books. He presented them with the volumes of their poems at Hyderabad Literary Festival in Januray 2013. The photo taken by the American poet, Bill Wolak, captured the moment.

Gabriel is also an internationally acclaimed haikuist and has taught haiku at the Poetry Academy in Vienna. He conducted a workshop on haiku at the Hyderabad Literary Festival.

(Report by GSP Rao, Feb 27, 2013)

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