The works of twenty-one women poets collected in this volume highlight the diversity of voices available in contemporary Indian English poetry.
Included are established poets like Rukmini Bhaya Nair, Sharma Acharya, Menka Shivdasani and Smita Agarwal who have been writing for over two decades, along with â€˜newâ€™ poets like Mamang Dai, Arundhati Subramaniam, Anjum Hasan, Priya Sarukkai Chabria and Mukta Sambrani.
The Poets included represent a variety of perspectives and attitudes ranging from ironic and visionary to lyrical and sentimental. There are pomes probing myths and memories, also ones that explore relationships in contemporary society. All in all, this is a comprehensive collection for those interested in the poetry scene in India.