Mani Rao 




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Mani Rao 

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* 28.02.1965, Inde
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Mani Rao (b.1965) has authored ten books and chapbooks of poetry including Love Me in a Hurry (Atta Galatta 2022), Sing to Me (Recent Work Press, Australia), New & Selected Poems (Poetrywala), Ghostmasters (Chameleon Press Hong Kong), and Echolocation (Math Paper Press Singapore).

Her poems and essays are in such journals and anthologies as Indian Literature, Poetry Magazine, Fulcrum, Wasafiri, Meanjin, Washington Square, West Coast Line, The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem, W.W.Norton Language for a New Century and The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets. She did immersive fieldwork among tantric communities in Andhra-Telangana for Living Mantra: Mantra, Deity and Visionary Experience Today (Palgrave Macmillan/Springer 2019)Her book-translations from Sanskrit include Bhagavad Gita and Kalidasa for the 21st Century Reader (Aleph) and Saundarya Lahari (HarperCollins 2022). Hinzufügen

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  • Wing Span

    Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1987

  • Catapult Season

    Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1993

  • Living Shadows

    Bilingual with Chinese translation

    Trans. Huang Chan Lan. Drawings Mani Rao

    Hong Kong: HK Arts Development Council, 1997

  • The Last Beach

    Bilingual with Chinese translation

    Trans. Huang Chan Lan

    Hong Kong: Asia 2000, 1999

  • Salt

    Hong Kong: Asia 2000,

  • Echolocation

    Hong Kong: Chameleon Press, 2003

  • 100 Poems


    Hong Kong: Chameleon Press, 2006

  • Ghostmasters

    Hong Kong: Chameleon Press, 2010

  • Bhagavad Gita

    A translation of the poem

    Autumn Hill Books, 2010

  • Kalidasa for the 21st Century Reader

    Aleph Book Co., 2014

  • Echolocation

    Singapore: Math Paper Press, 2014

  • New & Selected Poems

    India: Poetrywala, 2014

  • Living Mantra

    Mantra, Deity and Visionary Experience Today

    Palgrave Macmillan, 2019

  • Sing to Me

    Recent Work Press, 2019

  • Love Me in a Hurry / Bega Preethsu Nanna

    bilingual with Kannada translation by Prathibha Nandakumar

    Bangalore: Atta Galatta, 2022

  • Saundarya Lahari

    HarperCollins, 2022