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Anju Makhija (Poet) Creative Flight Journal


Anju Makhija is an award-winning poet, translator, playwright & scriptwriter. She is the author of several books incl. Seeking the Beloved, a co-translation of the 16th century Sufi poet, Shah Abdul Latif; Pickling Season; View from the Web; The Last Train and other plays. She has also co-edited a 3-volume series of Indo English drama and anthologies related to partition, women and children readers.

Anju’s awards include The BBC World Regional Poetry Prize, The Sahitya Akademi English Translation Prize and The Charles Wallace Fellowship. She was on the English Advisory Board of the Sahitya Akademi for 5 years and is currently an Advisory Member of World Peace Wing, G-100. Anju is also the co-founder/curator of the Pondicherry/Auroville Poetry Festival.

Her most recent book is ‘Mumbai Traps: collected plays’. She is currently translating the work of 17th century Sufi poet, Sachal Sarmast. Her book, ‘Changing, Unchanging: New & Selected Poems’ is forthcoming.