Poet Arundhathi Subramaniam won the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry for her work When God is a Traveller. The prize announced at International Literature Festival, worth Rs. 2 lakh, was instituted by Suhel Seth in memory of the late Khushwant Singh.
Arundhathi’s When God is a Traveller was the Poetry Book Society Winter Choice and was shortlisted for the prestigious TS Eliot Prize.
Knowledge is Wealth
- Arundhathi has worked at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, leading a discussion-based inter-arts forum named Chauraha.
- Arundhathi has also been Head of Indian Classical Dance at the NCPA.
- She has written on literature, classical dance, theatre and culture for various newspapers (including The Times of India, The Hindu, The Indian Express) since 1989.
- She has also been columnist on culture and literature for Time Out, Mumbai, The Indian Express and New Woman.