WINNER OF THE MUSE TRANSLATION AWARD, 2016
The Autobiography of a Goddess
Priya Sarukkai Chabria’s books include
speculative fiction, cross-genre non-fiction, a
novel, two poetry collections and translations
of Tamil mystic Andal’s songs and an
anthology of translated poems edited by her.
Awarded for her Outstanding Contribution to
Literature by the Indian Government, her
work is translated into seven languages.
She walks porcupines and listens to the
sound of the sea in a conch.
“ ..Is absolutely extra-ordinary.. has an amazing ability to handle historical
and mythic material in ways that make them completely new.’
Arunava SinhaDennis NurkeBUY NOW
‘Sarukkai Chabria…swoops and dives between space and time…her poems speak
for themselves, to the reader and to each other, deliberately and clearly.’
‘This series … shows what a contemporary poet can do with a traditional form.’
GJV Prasad, The Book Review