Dec 20 - Mani Rao’s new book of poems

Mani Rao’s new collection of poems ‘New & Selected Poems’ has been recently released by Poetrywala. This book brings together selections from Mani Rao's poetry from over the last three decades of her writing and publishing poetry internationally. Poems here are from previous books published out of Hong Kong including from Ghostmasters and echolocation, and include new, long poems recently published in journals in the USA; New & Selected Poems makes Rao's extensive poetic works available to Indian readers for the first time since 1992. 


Mani Rao is the author of nine books of poetry and two books in translation (including Bhagavad Gita as a poem, and Kalidasa for the 21st Century Reader). She is one of the few Indian poets listed in the renowned Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (Eds. Ian Hamilton & Jeremy Noel-Tod. OUP, 2013). Her poems and essays are in numerous anthologies and journals worldwide including Wasafiri, Colorado Review, Iowa Review, XCP, Zoland Poetry, Indian Literature, Kavya Bharati, Chandrabhaga and Muse India.



Mani Rao

New & Selected Poems

Mumbai: Poetrywala, 2014

ISBN: 978-93-82749-18-9



(Report by G S P Rao, Dec 20, 2014)

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