Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Poetrywalla: New Indian Poetry Journal

I received this announcement by email:


Abhidhanantar & Poetrywala, a reputed publishing house has published Path-breaking poetry in Marathi, English and translated works since the past one and half decade.

Abhidhanantar-a quarterly, is one of the most respected literary magazines in Marathi today. As a publishing house, Abhidhanantar has contributed immensely in giving Marathi a global presence by publishing significant contemporary poetry in Marathi. Its English imprint Poetrywala- has published books of poetry of established as well as fresh voices in English.

We are pleased to inform you that Abhidhanantar & Poetrywala is launching Poetrywala, a half yearly literary journal dedicated to serious literature and arts in English. POETRYWALA will provide the much-needed space for new creative and critical writing in Indian languages in the form of translations as well as original writings in English. We hope it will be highly instrumental in building bridges between existing cultures, regions, languages and nations. We would really appreciate your involvement in this endeavour.

We request you to send in your poems (in English), writings or essays along with your short bio-data for the first issue of Poetrywala. A consent letter from you to publish your work in Poetrywala would be mandatory.

** The subject of the first issue is -NEW WRITING IN INDIAN LANGAUGES
You can reach us via e-mail: poetrywala@hotmail.com

Or by post or courier on the address:

Hemant Divate

Abhidhanantar & Poetrywala
1701/1702, 6A- The Whispering Palms,
Lokhandwala Township,
Kandivali(East), Mumbai-400101.

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