Sudeep Sen [www.sudeepsen.net] studied at University of Delhi & as an Inlaks Scholar received an MS from Columbia University (New York). His awards/fellowships/residencies include: Hawthornden Fellowship (UK), Pushcart Prize nomination (USA), BreadLoaf (USA), Pleiades (Macedonia), nlpvf / Dutch Foundation for Literature (Amsterdam) & Ledig House (New York). He was international writer-in-residence at the Scottish Poetry Library (Edinburgh) & visiting scholar at Harvard University.
Sen’s dozen books include: The Lunar Visitations, New York Times, Dali’s Twisted Hands, Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems (HarperCollins), Distracted Geographies, Rain, Heat, Aria; and Blue Nude: New Selected Poems & Translations 1980-2010 is forthcoming. His poems, translated into twenty-five languages, have featured in international anthologies by Penguin, HarperCollins, Bloomsbury, Routledge, Norton, Knopf, Random House, Everyman, Macmillan, and Granta.
He has also edited several important anthologies, including: The Literary Review Contemporary English Poetry from India, Midnight’s Grandchildren: Post-Independence English Poetry from India, Wasafiri New Writing from India, South Asia & the Diaspora, and, Lines Review Twelve Modern Young Indian Poets.
His poetry and literary prose have appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, Guardian, Observer, Independent, Telegraph, Financial Times, London Magazine, Poetry Review, Literary Review, Harvard Review, Hindu, Outlook, India Today, and broadcast on bbc, cnn, ibn, ndtv & air. Sen’s recent work appears in New Writing 15 (Granta), Indian Love Poems (Knopf/Random House/Everyman), Leela: An Erotic Play of Verse and Art (HarperCollins), and Language for a New Century (Norton). He is the editorial director of aark arts, and the editor of Atlas [www.atlasaarkarts.net].