Arundhathi Subramaniam

Described as, “One of the finest poets writing in India today” (The Hindu, 2010), and, “A unique poet of our times … in a league all by herself” (Indian Literature, 2020), Arundhathi Subramaniam is a leading Indian poet and writer on spirituality. Her thirteen books of poetry and prose include the recent volume Love Without a Story, and a book of conversations with female sacred travelers, Women Who Wear Only Themselves. Other works include the well-loved anthology of sacred poetry, Eating God, and the bestselling biography of a contemporary mystic, Sadhguru: More Than a Life. Her awards include the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Khushwant Singh Poetry Prize, the Raza Award, the Il Ceppo Prize in Italy, and the Homi Bhabha and Charles Wallace fellowships, among others. Her book, When God is a Traveller, was the Season Choice of the Poetry Book Society, shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize. She has worked over the years as a performing arts curator, critic, and poetry editor.

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