Sabitha Satchi was born in Kerala, India, and educated in Kerala, Delhi, and London. She taught English in Delhi University for fifteen years.
Sabitha’s poems have been published in anthologies including Writing Love: An Anthology of Love Poetry (Rupa, 2010), Poetry with Prakriti (Prakriti Foundation, 2008), Singing in the Dark (Penguin Random House, 2021), Witness (Red River, 2021, forthcoming), Extinction Violin: The Penguin Book of Modern Indian Poets (Penguin, 2021, forthcoming), and in journals including The Little Magazine, Indian Literature, The Four Quarters, Muse India, Palm Leaf (U.K.), Poetry Potion (South Africa), Scroll.in, and guftugu.in. Her poems in Slovenian translation have appeared in Poetikon.
Sabitha is a member of the Afro-Asia project of South African and Indian poets and musicians, Insurrections Ensemble, with four albums and booklets published in South Africa since 2012. She has been invited to read her poetry in many festivals and venues.
Sabitha’s poems in Malayalam, as Sabitha T P, have been published in journals including Mathrubhumi, Malayalam, Bhashaposhini, Madhyamam, Kerala Kavita, Samakaleena Kavita, Anyonyam and Truecopy Think. She has published her essays on literature, art, and cultural theory in several anthologies and journals.
Sabitha has been the recipient of the Paul Mellon Fellowship (Yale Center for British Art, U.S.A.), Commonwealth Scholarship (U.K.), Sarai-CSDS Fellowship (Delhi, India), Charles Wallace Fellowship (British Council, India), and Vyloppilli Memorial Sreerekha Award for Poetry in Malayalam.
Writer and art curator, Sabitha is now based in New Delhi.