Translator Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
Arvind Krishna Mehrotra lives in Dehra Dun, in the foothills of the Himalayas. He is the author of seven previous books of poetry and two collections of essays. He is also the translator of The Absent Traveller: Prakrit Love Poetry (Penguin Classics, 2008), Songs of Kabir (NYRB Classics, 2011), and, with Sara Rai, of Vinod Kumar Shukla’s stories Blue Is Like Blue (HarperCollins India, 2019). His new collection of poems is Book of Rahim (Shearsman Books, 2022).