featured author - National & International
Represented India (as an invited author/reader/speaker) at innumerable international and national festivals, conferences, and seminars. Invitations ranged from national governments, international organizations & festivals, universities, research institutes, museums, bookshops, galleries, art cafes & bars, among others. Some highlights include — Edinburgh Book Festival, Scottish Poetry Library, Netherbow Theatre, Amnesty International Festival (all Scotland), Royal Festival Hall London, London Word Festival, Brighton International Poetry Festival, Commonwealth Writers Festival Cambridge, Raiding the Inarticulate Oxford, Broomhill Literary Festival Devon, Morden Tower Newcastle, Arvon Foundation (all UK), Poetry Ireland|Writers’ Museum Dublin, Cuisle International Poetry Festival Limerick (both Ireland), Amsterdam Literary Festival, Open Stanza, Salon de Mots, University of Amsterdam, Maastricht Poetry Nights (all The Netherlands), Tranquebar Bookshop Copenhagen & Aarhus University (both Denmark), Lahti International Writers Reunion (Finland), Jerusalem International Poetry Festival, Sha’ar International Poetry Festival, Tel Aviv (Israel), Struga Poetry Evenings (Macedonia), Villenica Writers Festival, Vilenica; International Publishers Meet, Dane (Slovenia), Prague International Poetry Festival (Czech Republic), Medellin International Poetry Festival (Colombia), Yalova Poetry Nights (Turkey), Sisarang International Poetry School (South Korea), Calabash (Jamaica), Neemrana Fort Palace (Rajasthan), The Times of India Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, National Centre for Performing Arts, Prithvi Theatre, P.E.N. Centre, Crossword Bookshop, Chauraha, Loquations (all Bombay), Second Neemrana International Literary Festival (Delhi & Rajasthan), India International Centre Festival of the Arts (Delhi), Katha Utsav International, India Habitat Centre (Delhi), Delhi International Arts Festival, IIC-Atlas Literary MiniFest, Sanskriti Kendra, Sahitya Akademi (Delhi & Calcutta), British Council (Delhi, Bombay, Ahmedabad, Dhaka), Siri Fort Auditorium (Delhi), Attic (Delhi), Cervantes Institute (Delhi), ICCR Rabindranath Tagore Centre, Conclave Club (both Calcutta), Amethyst (Chennai), Darpana Dance Academy / Natarani Theatre, British Library (Ahmedabad), IAS Officers Club, Saptaparni Arts Centre (both Hyderabad), Literatti Bookshop & Hotel Cidade de Goa (both Goa), the universities of Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, Berkeley, Pennsylvania, Rutgers, South & North Carolina, Virginia, UC Santa Barbara, Texas (all USA), Oxford, Cambridge, London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, York (all UK), Nice (France), Humbolt, Free, Konstanz (Germany), Barcelona, Oviedo, Zaragoza, Jaca (Spain), Kelaniya, Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Tribhuvan (Nepal), Delhi, Calcutta, Bombay, Hyderabad, Osmania , IIT, JNU (India), among many others.