Dibyajyoti Sarma

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Dibyajyoti Sarma is the author of two volumes of poems, ‘Glimpses of a Personal History’ (Writer’s Workshop, Kolkata, 2004) and ‘Pages from an Unfinished Autobiography’ (i write imprint, New Delhi, 2014), and co-editor (with Dr R Raj Rao) of the book 'Whistling in the Dark: Twenty-one Queer Interviews (Sage, 2009). By day, he is a PhD scholar, who has published papers on Indian Writing in English and Queer Theory, by evening he is the senior copy editor with a national daily, and by night, he is a creative writer, who has published short stories and poems in various journals. Originally from Guwahati, Assam, and having a life in Pune, Maharashtra for the last 14 years, he now struggles in Delhi.

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A Married Man

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Glimpses of a Personal History

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This book of verse-like fragments revisits the past through a myopic lens of deeply personal experiences, where the poet steps out of his comfort zone and tries on the shoes of the others — summoning lives from myths, histories and imagination, swapping experiences.

Dibyajyoti Sarma looks for his origins in incantatory mythologies. His remembrances are searching, his voice engaging. In sourcing... Read more of this blog post »
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