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Mohini Gupta

Mohini Gupta

Mohini Gupta is currently a research scholar in language politics at the University of Oxford. She recently founded the multilingual digital collective Mother Tongue Twisters to promote Indian language poetry for young readers, and curate conversations on literary translation. Mohini was the Charles Wallace India Trust Translator-Writer Fellow in 2017 for creative writing and translation, hosted by Literature Across Frontiers. An alumna of SOAS University of London, she has been a Research Fellow at Sarai, CSDS; and a translator-in-residence at the Sangam House international writers’ residency in Bangalore. She has written on languages, literature and translation for publications such as Huffington Post, The Caravan Magazine,, and the WorldKidLit Blog. Her English-Hindi translations have been published by Tulika Publishers.


Singing in the Dark

K. Satchidanandan and Nishi Chawla in conversation with Mohini Gupta

" Singing in the Dark brings together the finest of poetic responses to the coronavirus pandemic. Edited by K. Satchidanandan and Nishi Chawla, it has more than a hundred of the world’s most esteemed poets reflect upon a crisis that has dramatically altered our lives, and laid bare our vulnerabilities."