Imtiaz Dharker


Imtiaz Dharker is a poet, artist and documentary film-maker. She grew up in Glasgow, has worked for many years in India and now lives between Bombay, London and Wales. Her collections of poems include Purdah (Oxford University Press), Postcards from god, I speak for the devil. and The terrorist at my table (all published by Penguin India and Bloodaxe Books UK). She has had ten solo exhibitions of drawings, pen and ink on handmade paper, often on a large scale. She scripts and directs documentary films, many of them for non-government organisations in India, working in the area of shelter, education and health for women and children.