SOAS University of London

Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS)

Book Launch: Capitals: a poetry anthology

Book cover Capitals: a poetry anthology by Abhay K
Abhay K

Date: 1 February 2017Time: 5:15 PM

Finishes: 1 February 2017Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B111

Type of Event: Book Launch

Book launch of CAPITALS: a poetry anthology by Abhay K.

CAPITALS is a poetry anthology on the capital cities of the world edited by Abhay K and published by Bloomsbury. The contributors from UK include Ruth Padel, George Szirtes, Mimi Khalvati, Clive Wilmer, Pascale Petit, Todd Swift among others, with Abhay Kumar and Frances Grahl (CCLPS, SOAS)

Readings by Ahsan Akbar, Clive Wilmer, George Szirtes, Imruh Bakri, Mathura, Michael Glover, Meg Pierce, Steven J. Fowler, Ruth Padel, Saradha Soobrayen.

CAPITALS will be available to buy at the book launch.

Abhay K. biography

Abhay K. is an Indian poet-diplomat and the author of two memoirs and five collections of poems. His poems have appeared in over two dozen literary journals including Poetry Salzburg Review, Asia Literary Review, The Stony Thursday Book 2015, The Missing Slate, Eastlit, Gargoyle, The Caravan, Indian Literature among others and have been translated into Irish, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Slovenian, Portuguese, Mandarin and Nepali. His Earth Anthem has been translated into twenty-eight languages. He received the SAARC Literary Award 2013.