Poems – Book

Series namePoetry

In 1967, Suniti Namjoshi published her first book of poems through P. Lal of the Writers Workshop in Calcutta. The book comprises twenty-four poems. Eight colour pages from this hard back book have been digitised which includes background information on the Writers Workshop, Calcutta, which gave so many Indian poets writing in English their first chance of publication.

Date of Creation / Publication1967
CreatorNamjoshi, Suniti
Associated Person/ OrganisationIndian Writers Workshop
Collection and Reference NumberSuniti Namjoshi Collection (GB 2661 SN)
Catalogue NumberSN/PO/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or the associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Suniti Namjoshi and at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, Canada .
Series notesThe material in this section reflects Suniti Namjoshi's published poetry. The digitised images include extracts of publications including her first book of Poems published in 1967.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Suniti Namjoshi Collection features extracts of several published books, including poetry novels and fables. It also includes black and white family photographs and pencil drawings of (unused) illustrations for her novel 'The Conversations of Cow', as well as an extract of an interview transcript.