Anitha Thampi

Anitha Thampi is a Malayalam poet and translator living in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. She has published three collections of poetry: Muttamatikkumpol (While Sweeping the Front Yard, 2004); Azhakillaathavayellam (All That Are Bereft of Beauty, 2010); and Alappuzha Vellam (Alappuzha Water, 2016). In 2007, a collection of her translations of the Australian Poet Les Murray was published in a bilingual edition. She has also translated Juan Ramón Jiménez’s Platero and I; Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio; and the Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti’s autobiographical monologue I Saw Ramallah into Malayalam.