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Dilip Purushottam Chitre

17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.

Paperwall media publishing house, Buy poetry book online, Shop famous marathi books online, Best fiction story books online, India, Indian poets, Indian writers, Smruti, Hemant, best marathi poems, bestselling poems book online, famous marathi poems, online poetry store, abhidanantar poetry store, kavita sangrah online, marathi kavita, bestselling poetry book store, Publish poetry book online, books, bookstore, online bookstore, bestselling books, buy books online, order books online, inspirational poetry books online, Shop famous marathi books online, popular fiction and non-fiction books online, popular fiction books online, marathi literature books, poems by indian poets, translated books, paperwall, poetrywala, poetryprimero, literary fiction, kavita sangrah online, marathi kavita, good nonfiction books to read, publish books online
Dilip Purushottam Chitre

17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.

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  • Collected Poems

    $ 16

    About the author

    Gieve Patel has published three books of poetry: “Poems” (Nissim Ezekiel, Bombay, 1966); “How Do You Withstand, Body” (Clearing House, Bombay, 1976); and “Mirrored, Mirroring” (Oxford University Press, Madras, 1991). His poems have been included in anthologies in India and in other countries.

    He is a well-known painter and playwright. His paintings are in public and private collections in many countries. “Mister Behram and Other Plays” was published by Seagull Books, Calcutta, in 2007.

    Patel has conducted an annual poetry workshop for school students at Rishi Valley School for more than two decades. “Poetry with Young People (Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2007) is an anthology of poems written by his students in the course of the workshop. The book also carries an introduction by him detailing the methodology of the workshop.

    Patel has worked as a medical practitioner in rural and urban India.

  • As Is, Where Is

    $ 32

    About the author

    17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.
  • Says Tuka-Selec...

    $ 18

    About the author

    17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.
  • Zingonia Zingon...

    $ 7 $ 6

    About the author

    Zingonia Zingone (1971) is a graduate in Economics, a poet, a novelist and a translator who writes in Spanish, Italian, French and English. Her poetry books are published in Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Italy, France and India. Her most recent titles are: Los naufragios del desierto (Vaso Roto, 2013) and las tentaciones de la Luz (anamá, 2018). In English, she has two books published in India: Acrobat of Oblivion (Poetrywala, 2011) and Light, the Temptation (Poetrywala, 2016). Her translation works include Virus Alert by Marathi poet Hemant Divate (Alarma de Virus – Ediciones Espiral, 2012), award-winning Voces / Voci by Nicaraguan poet Claribel Alegría (Samuele Editore, 2016), and, by the same author, Amore senza fine (Edizioni Fili d’Aquilone, 2018).

    She is editor of a monthly Poetry Review at MINERVA magazine.

    Published Poetry Books:

    • Máscara del delirio (Perro Azul, 2006; Lietocolle, 2008)
    • Cosmo-agonía (Perro Azul, 2007)
    • Tana Katana (Perro Azul, 2009)
    • Equilibrista del olvido (Raffaelli Editore, 2011; Editorial Germinal, 2012; Poetrywala, 2011; Aharnishi Prakashana, 2012)
    • Los Naufragios del Desierto (Vaso Roto Ediciones, 2013; Edizioni della Meridiana, 2015)
    • Petit Cahier du Grand Mirage (Éditions de la Margeride, 2016)
    • Light, the Temptation (Poetrywala, 2016)
    • le tentazioni della Luce (Edizioni della Meridiana, 2017)
    • las tentaciones de la Luz (anamá Ediciones, 2018)
  • The Bombay Quar...

    $ 14

    About the author

    17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.
  • Man Without A N...

    $ 18

    About the author

    Hemant Divate is a poet, editor, publisher and translator. He is the founder-editor of the Marathi little magazine Abhidhanantar, which was published uninterruptedly for 15 years. Abhidhanantar has been credited for providing a solid platform to new poets and for enriching the post-nineties Marathi literary scene. Divate is credited with changing the Marathi literary scene through Abhidhanantar and the Indian English poetry scene through his imprint Poetrywala. He is the author of six poetry collections in Marathi. Divate's poems have been translated into French, Italian, Slovak, Japanese, Persian, Maltese, Serbian, Slovenian, Greek, Hindi and many Indian languages. In translation, he has a book each in Spanish, Irish, Arabic, German and Estonian apart from four in English. His poems figure in numerous anthologies in Marathi and English. The most significant among these are These My Words edited by Eunice de Souza and Melanie Silgardo, The Red Hen Anthology of Indian Poetry edited by Ravi Shankar and Sampurna Chattarji, 100 Great Poems in Indian languages from the Last 3000 Years edited by Abhay K Kumar, and Kavita Antologija Sodobne Indijske Poezije (Anthology of Indian Poetry in Slovenian translation) edited by Evald Flisar and K Satchidanandan. Divate has participated in numerous international poetry and literature festivals across the globe. His publishing house, Paperwall Media & Publishing, has published (under its imprint Poetrywala) more than 100 poetry collections. Hemant lives and works in Mumbai.

  • Collected Poems

    $ 16

    About the author

    Gieve Patel has published three books of poetry: “Poems” (Nissim Ezekiel, Bombay, 1966); “How Do You Withstand, Body” (Clearing House, Bombay, 1976); and “Mirrored, Mirroring” (Oxford University Press, Madras, 1991). His poems have been included in anthologies in India and in other countries.

    He is a well-known painter and playwright. His paintings are in public and private collections in many countries. “Mister Behram and Other Plays” was published by Seagull Books, Calcutta, in 2007.

    Patel has conducted an annual poetry workshop for school students at Rishi Valley School for more than two decades. “Poetry with Young People (Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2007) is an anthology of poems written by his students in the course of the workshop. The book also carries an introduction by him detailing the methodology of the workshop.

    Patel has worked as a medical practitioner in rural and urban India.

  • As Is, Where Is

    $ 32

    About the author

    17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.
  • Says Tuka-Selec...

    $ 18

    About the author

    17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.
  • Zingonia Zingon...

    $ 7 $ 6

    About the author

    Zingonia Zingone (1971) is a graduate in Economics, a poet, a novelist and a translator who writes in Spanish, Italian, French and English. Her poetry books are published in Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Italy, France and India. Her most recent titles are: Los naufragios del desierto (Vaso Roto, 2013) and las tentaciones de la Luz (anamá, 2018). In English, she has two books published in India: Acrobat of Oblivion (Poetrywala, 2011) and Light, the Temptation (Poetrywala, 2016). Her translation works include Virus Alert by Marathi poet Hemant Divate (Alarma de Virus – Ediciones Espiral, 2012), award-winning Voces / Voci by Nicaraguan poet Claribel Alegría (Samuele Editore, 2016), and, by the same author, Amore senza fine (Edizioni Fili d’Aquilone, 2018).

    She is editor of a monthly Poetry Review at MINERVA magazine.

    Published Poetry Books:

    • Máscara del delirio (Perro Azul, 2006; Lietocolle, 2008)
    • Cosmo-agonía (Perro Azul, 2007)
    • Tana Katana (Perro Azul, 2009)
    • Equilibrista del olvido (Raffaelli Editore, 2011; Editorial Germinal, 2012; Poetrywala, 2011; Aharnishi Prakashana, 2012)
    • Los Naufragios del Desierto (Vaso Roto Ediciones, 2013; Edizioni della Meridiana, 2015)
    • Petit Cahier du Grand Mirage (Éditions de la Margeride, 2016)
    • Light, the Temptation (Poetrywala, 2016)
    • le tentazioni della Luce (Edizioni della Meridiana, 2017)
    • las tentaciones de la Luz (anamá Ediciones, 2018)
  • The Bombay Quar...

    $ 14

    About the author

    17 September 1938 10 December 2009 was one of the foremost Indian poet writers and critics to emerge in the post-Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous little magazine movement of the sixties in Marathi. He started Shabda with Arun Kolatkar and Ramesh Samarth His Ekun Kavita or Collected Poems were published in the nineteen nineties in three volumes. As Is, Where Is selected English poems 1964-2007 and Shesha English translations of selected Marathi poems both published by Poetrywala are among his last books published in 2007. He has also edited An Anthology of Marathi Poetry 19451965. He is also an accomplished translator and has prolifically translated prose and poetry. His most famous translation is of the celebrated 17th century Marathi bhakti poet Tukaram published as Says Tuka. He has also translated Anubhavamrut by the twelfth century bhakti poet Dyaneshwar.
  • Man Without A N...

    $ 18

    About the author

    Hemant Divate is a poet, editor, publisher and translator. He is the founder-editor of the Marathi little magazine Abhidhanantar, which was published uninterruptedly for 15 years. Abhidhanantar has been credited for providing a solid platform to new poets and for enriching the post-nineties Marathi literary scene. Divate is credited with changing the Marathi literary scene through Abhidhanantar and the Indian English poetry scene through his imprint Poetrywala. He is the author of six poetry collections in Marathi. Divate's poems have been translated into French, Italian, Slovak, Japanese, Persian, Maltese, Serbian, Slovenian, Greek, Hindi and many Indian languages. In translation, he has a book each in Spanish, Irish, Arabic, German and Estonian apart from four in English. His poems figure in numerous anthologies in Marathi and English. The most significant among these are These My Words edited by Eunice de Souza and Melanie Silgardo, The Red Hen Anthology of Indian Poetry edited by Ravi Shankar and Sampurna Chattarji, 100 Great Poems in Indian languages from the Last 3000 Years edited by Abhay K Kumar, and Kavita Antologija Sodobne Indijske Poezije (Anthology of Indian Poetry in Slovenian translation) edited by Evald Flisar and K Satchidanandan. Divate has participated in numerous international poetry and literature festivals across the globe. His publishing house, Paperwall Media & Publishing, has published (under its imprint Poetrywala) more than 100 poetry collections. Hemant lives and works in Mumbai.

“We have been part of the publishing industry for nearly three decades.”

In 1992, Marathi poet Hemant Divate started a little magazine, Abhidha, a journal dedicated to new Marathi poetry, which metamorphosed, five years later, into AbhidhaNantar, a quarterly. The magazine refined – and redefined – the way in which Marathi poetry was received by presenting only the best modern poets and their works, and by providing a critical and cultural context through essays and literary criticism. A robust and receptive readership paved the way to AbhidhaNantar becoming a publishing imprint in the year 2000.

In 2003, Poetrywala was born. Initially dedicated to Marathi poetry, the ambit was extended to poetry in English and in translation. Today, with a list of over 100 titles, this indie press has done much to galvanise the poetry publishing scene in India, across languages, constituencies and markets.

When Hemant and his wife Smruti co-founded Paperwall Media & Publishing Pvt Ltd., Poetrywala continued to sit comfortably within the purview of Paperwall’s mission statement: To be a champion of intelligent writing and excellent quality; to be a hospitable home for literary aspirants and established authors alike; to be a force against the current of instant-success and easy-reads.

“With diversifications into other genres – prose, literary fiction, critical essays, and writing for young adults – our future looks busy, and bright!”

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