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Sujata Bhatt was born in Ahmedabad in 1956, and grew up in Pune. She emigrated to
the United States in 1968, where she received a MFA degree at the Writers'
Workshop at the University of Iowa. She was professor and
writer-in-residence at the University of Victoria, British Columbia,
Canada, in 1992. She currently lives in Bremen, Germany.
She has translated Gujarati
poetry into English for the Penguin anthology of Contemporary Indian
Women Poets. Carcanet have published her
three collections: Brunizem (1988) received the Commonwealth Poetry
Prize (Asia) and the Alice Hunt Bartlett Award;
Monkey Shadows (1991) received a Poetry Book Society
Recommendation. The Stinking Rose was published in 1995.
She received a Cholmondely Award in
- About Sujata Bhatt
- Bio at
- Writing Available Online
Search for my tongue. Analysis at the BBC website.
different history. at the 'Lonesome Surf-in Poetry cafe'.
- What happened to the elephant? at kesuda.com
- Green Amber in Riga at the Guardian, UK.
- A Colour for Solitude
- Review by Anne Ryland
- Monkey Shadows
- Reviewof Augatora in the Hindu.
- The Stinking Rose
Carcanet Press/ Penguin New Delhi. (1995)
Carcanet Press/ Penguin New Delhi. (1988)
South Asian Women authors