Amit Majmudar is a novelist, poet, translator, essayist, and diagnostic nuclear radiologist. Majmudar’s latest books are Godsong: A Verse Translation of the Bhagavad-Gita, with Commentary and the mythological novel Sitayana. A historical novel, Soar, is forthcoming in India, as well as a poetry collection in the United States, What He Did in Solitary. His poetry has appeared in The Best of the Best American Poetry 25th Anniversary Edition as well as the Norton Introduction to Literature while his prose has appeared in The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 and The Best American Essays 2018. He has served as Ohio's first Poet Laureate.
THE CONSOLATION OF THE PAST, THE PROMISE OF THE FUTURE
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and Amit Majmudar in conversation
Two prominent Indian American authors speak of their writing, and the inspirations they draw from myth and memory to understand and articulate the present and the future. A fascinating conversation with trailblazing novelist Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and multifaceted writer, poet and radiologist Amit Majmudar.