Monthly Archives: February 2015

Three Bengali Women Poets of Kolkata

Read this beautiful piece by Debarati Mehta, translated from the Bengali by Carolyne Wright, as it appeared in Artful Dodge 46/47: The Absolute Artist From the lotus pond’s edge, the calming lake, he brought clay. Straining drop by drop the Subarnarekha’s … Continue reading

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From Artful Dodge 44/45:

Venus Khoury-Ghata was born in Lebanon and got driven into writing after the tragedy of her brother, an apprentice poet she lost to his drug addiction and his hospital’s electroshock treatments. Now an established poet and novelist, Venus writes to keep … Continue reading

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An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams

At Artful Dodge, we often have the wonderful opportunity to sit down and talk with the best of American writers. The following conversation took place on November 17, 2005, between Daniel Bourne, our editor-in-chief, and Terry Tempest Wiliams. At that time Williams … Continue reading

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From Artful Dodge 40/ 41

Nin Andrews Mannequins Lately I’ve been trying to be a good Buddhist. I like the concepts: becoming free of suffering, happy, peaceful, blissed-out. But I have this theory- a not very Buddhist theory-that most people are actually mannequins. They have … Continue reading

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