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In Conversation: Tishani Doshi and Karthika Naïr

Tishani Doshi & 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.’

Tishani Doshi

Tishani Doshi is a poet, novelist and dancer. Her latest book is Girls are Coming out of the Woodsa collection of poems published by Copper Canyon Press and Bloodaxe Books.

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Karthika Naïr

Karthika Naïr is the author of Bearings, a poetry collection, and The Honey Hunter, a children’s book. ‘Shunaka: Blood Count’ is from her forthcoming collection, a reworking of the Mahabharata in multiple voices.

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