Sudeep Sen


Sudeep Sen, widely regarded as the leading poet of the younger generation, studied at University of Delhi & as an Inlaks Scholar received an MS from Columbia University (New York). His awards/fellowships include: Hawthornden Fellowship (UK), Pushcart Prize nomination (USA), BreadLoaf (USA), Pleiades (Macedonia), NLPVF Writers Residency (Amsterdam) & Ledig House (New York). He was international writer-in-residence at the Scottish Poetry Library (Edinburgh) & a visiting scholar at Harvard University. Sen has written, translated, and edited over a dozen books, including: The Lunar Visitations (1990), New York Times (1992), Dali’s Twisted Hands (1995), Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems (HarperCollins, 1997), Distracted Geographies (2003), Rain (2006), and Blue Nude: Selected Poems & Translations 1998-2008 is forthcoming. His poetry has been translated into Arabic, Bengali, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Malayalam, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish. His poems have been featured in important international anthologies published by Penguin, HarperCollins, Bloomsbury, Routledge, Norton, Knopf, Everyman, Macmillan, and Granta. His poetry and other writings have appeared in the TLS, Guardian, Observer, Independent, FT, London Magazine, Hindu, Outlook & India Today and broadcast on bbc, cnn, ibn, ndtv & air. Sen’s recent work appears in New Writing 15 (Granta, 2007) & the Norton poetry anthology: Language of a New Century (Norton, 2008). He is the editorial director of Aark Arts, editor of Atlas & lives in New Delhi.