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The Yali Translation Workshop, June 2017

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The first Yali workshop for mentoring translators was held from 2–10 June 2017, at Sangam House. MT Vasudevan Nair’s Manju was translated from Malayalam to Tamil by R. Shalini with N. Sukumaran Vivek Shanbhag’s Ghachar Ghochar was translated from Kannada … Continue reading

The Simurgh Project on Words Without Borders

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For the past couple of years, Sangam House has been working with translators to bring Kashmiri poetry out to the world. We’re happy to announce our first publication from the project we’re calling Simurgh. Thanks to Words Without Borders for … Continue reading

Bhakti: Many Voices, Many Ways

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Songs of bhakti brimming with intimate and impassioned devotion to a personal god are sung in mandirs and mandals, gurdwaras and dargahs, homes and alone in solitude. Many voices of plurality or faiths exist under its sky. The medieval songs’ … Continue reading

The Simurgh Project, 2nd Edition

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Srinagar, 27 to 31 January, 2016 Based on our experiences during the first edition of the Simurgh Project, we realised that the texts we were working with were profoundly unstable, with arguments and discussions erupting about the order of verses, … Continue reading

Neal Hall in Kannada

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A Dhvani Fellowship Project We had a unique translation opportunity at Sangam House this year with American poet Neal Hall’s request to have his work translated into Kannada while he was in residence. This allowed us to explore an entirely … Continue reading

The Simurgh Project

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Sangam House is delighted to embark upon a new project centred around translating literatures from Indian languages. Named Simurgh, after the mythical bird which comes into being from the combined energies of those who seek it, the opening edition of … Continue reading

Wild Girls, Wicked Words

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The new Sangam House-Kalachuvadu Press co-publication – Wild Girls, Wicked Words – a bilingual anthology of Tamil poetry by Malathi Maithri, Salma, Kutti Revathi and Sukirtharani, translated into English and with an Introduction by Lakshmi Holmström, is out! In India, … Continue reading

Lekhana 2013

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Lekhana 2013, our literary weekend, meets at Jagriti Theatre in Whitefield on January 18, 19 and 20. Discussions, readings and performances will celebrate “Writing for the Spoken Word” as Sangam House writers and the city’s writers come together to share … Continue reading

Sangam 2012-13 Residents

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The list of residents for the 2012-13 season has been announced! Click to know more! Continue reading

Wild Girls, Wicked Words

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Wild Girls, Wicked Words is slated for release in the summer of 2012. Continue reading

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