The Creative Section (Vol. 5, No. 1) is on its way and will be published by the end of May, 2024.

Smita Agarwal (Poet) Creative Flight Journal


Smita Agarwal is a well-known poet and cultural person. Her poems have received awards and residencies and have been curated in magazines, journals and anthologies published from India and abroad. She is the author of Wish-granting Words, Ravi Dayal Publisher, New Delhi, 2002 and Mofussil Notebook, Sampark, Calcutta, 2016. Currently, she is in the process of finalizing her third volume of poems. Agarwal has edited Marginalized: Indian Poetry in English, Rodopi, Amsterdam and New York, 2014 – a collection of essays on Indian Poetry in English. She has also published critical articles and translations from English to Hindi. She is professor of English, University of Allahabad, former Director of the Centre for Women’s Studies and a professional singer who performs for All India Radio, Doordarshan and cultural events like Triveni Mahotsav and Shilp Mela. Currently, she divides her time between the two cities of Allahabad and Mumbai.