Tishani Doshi is a poet, novelist and dancer. Her most recent books are Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods, shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Poetry Award, and Small Days and Nights, shortlisted for the Tata Best Fiction Award and a New York Times Bestsellers Editors’ Choice.
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In Conversation: Tishani Doshi and Karthika Naïr
‘I have never felt it as a poet, and that is why I’m doubly grateful to dance, for having experienced the loneliness and the terror of the empty stage, but also, to have had that live connection.’