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Double Special Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing: The Worlds of Bombay Poetry

This double special issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing (access HERE) is geared towards the larger cultural, linguistic, publishing and creative background against which we can read poets in English and in Marathi like Arun Kolatkar, Namdeo Dhasal or Nissim Ezekiel, and towards the deep symbiotic culture between poets, visual and graphic artists, publishers, … Continue reading

Forthcoming Publication by Dr. John C. Hawley

Developed from the paper he delivered at the SALA conference in Philadelphia, John C. Hawley has the invited lead article (“What Does Young India Want?: Can Chetan Bhagat, Mohsin Hamid, and Arundhati Roy Tell us?”) in the inaugural issue of the online journal Texture: A Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

New Publication by Dr. K. D. Verma

UNDERSTANDING MULK RAJ ANAND: HIS MIND AND ART, a collection of critical essays and letters, examines Anand as a novelist, an art critic and a thinker in a broad cultural context of the 20th century critical theories of postmodernism, postcoloniality and new historicism. This study explores the significance of Anand’s 20-year stay in England, especially … Continue reading

Free PDF download of Short Stories by Women Writers of Odisha

“Odia literature is a treasure trove for translators, but not many venture into this field.” –Supriya Kar The women writers of the province of Odisha, India are a group of creative women who view their surroundings with a discerning and critical eye. Their short stories, originally written in Odia, have been translated into English so … Continue reading

SALA 2017 Conference Hotel Booking Instructions

SALA members may make hotel reservations for the SALA 2017 Annual Conference in Philadelphia by directly calling Simon Chikov at the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel at 267-765-3345 during business hours EST. Or members can call 1-877-999-3223 and say “SALA.” This number is available 24/7. Any reservation for check-in from December 31, 2016 to check-out … Continue reading