Meena Alexander 
Author

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Bengali Market الانجليزية

Closing the Kamasutra الانجليزية

Acqua Alta الانجليزية

Crossroad الانجليزية

Field in Summer الانجليزية

Meena Alexander 
Author

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* 17.02.1951, Allahabad, الهند
21.11.2018, الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

Meena Alexander was an Indian poet, scholar, and writer. She was raised in India and Sudan and lived in New York City where she was Distinguished Professor of English at the Graduate Center/Hunter College, CUNY. 

She had published poetry collections, literary memoirs, essays, and works of fiction. Her latest work, published in 2018, included a volume of poems Atmospheric Embroidery (TriQuarterly Books/ Northwestern U Press) and an anthology she edited: Name me a Word: Indian Writers Reflect on Writing (Yale U Press). 

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She had won the PEN Open Book Prize and received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Arts Council of England and the Imbongi Yesizwe International Poetry Award from South Africa. In 2014 she was a National Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. 

Meena Alexander died in New York on November 21, 2018, at age 67.

المنشورات
  • Stone Roots

    New Delhi: Arnold Heinemann, 1980

  • House of a Thousand Doors

    Poems and Prose

    Washington D.C.: Three Continents Press, 1988

  • Fault Lines

    Newe York City: Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1993

  • River and Bridge

    New Delhi: TSAR Press, 1995

  • The Shock of Arrival

    Reflections on Postcolonial Experience

    Boston: Southend Press, 1996

  • Manhattan Music

    Prose

    San Francisco: Mercury House, 1997

  • Illiterate Heart

    poetry

    Evanston: TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2002

  • Raw Silk

    poetry

    Evanston: TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2004

  • Quickly Changing River

    poetry

    2008

  • Birthplace with Buried Stones

    poetry

    2013

  • Name me a Word

    Indian Writers Reflect on Writing

    [anthology]

    Yale U Press, 2018

  • Atmospheric Embroidery

    poetry

    Evanston: TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2018

جوائز
  • Imbongi Yesizwe International Poetry Award (South Africa)

  • PEN Open Book Prize

Links
  • Website of Meena Alexander

    Website
  • Meena Alexander @ Poetry International

    Website