Manohar Shetty

Manohar Shetty (b. 1953, Bombay) has published ‘Full Disclosure: New and Collected Poems (1981-2017)’ (Speaking Tiger, N Delhi; 2017), bringing together his eight books of poems and some new work. His previous individual collections include ‘Domestic Creatures’ (Oxford University Press, N Delhi, 1994); ‘Body Language'(Poetrywala’, Bombay; 2012); ‘Morning Light’ (Copper Coin, N Delhi; 2016); ‘Creatures Great and Small’ (Copper Coin, N Delhi; 2014) and ‘Living Room’ (HarperCollins, N Delhi; 2014). In the UK his poems have appeared in ‘London Magazine’, ‘Poetry Review’, ‘Wasafiri’ and ‘Poetry Wales’. He has co-edited a special edition on English language poets of India for ‘Poetry Wales’. In the United States his poems have appeared in ‘Chelsea’, ‘Rattapallax’, ‘Fulcrum’, ‘Shenandoah’, ‘The Common’, ‘Atlanta Review’ ‘The Baffler’ and ‘New Letters’, and in ‘Helix’ in Australia.
Several anthologies feature his work, notably ‘The Oxford India Anthology of Twelve Modern Indian Poets’ (ed Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Oxford University Press, N Delhi) and in anthologies edited by Eunice de Souza, Vilas Sarang and Jeet Thayil. His poems have been translated into Italian, Finnish, German, Croatian and Slovenian.
He has edited ‘Ferry Crossing: Short Stories from Goa’ (Penguin India; 1998) and ‘Goa Travels: Being the Accounts of Travellers from the 16th to the 21st Century’ (Rupa; N Delhi).