MEENA KANDASAMY

POET & WRITER

BIBLIOGRAPHY

NOVELS

  • The Gypsy Goddess, Atlantic Books (London) / HarperCollins India (New Delhi), April 2014.

  • When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife, Atlantic Books (London), Juggernaut (New Delhi), April 2017. Forthcoming Europa Editions (USA, 2020)

  • Exquisite Cadavers, Atlantic Books (London)/ Context (Westland, New Delhi), November 2019.

POETRY

  • The Eighth Day of Creation, digital chapbook, Slow Trains Literary Journal, 6(1), 2005.

  • Touch, Peacock Books (Mumbai) 2006: out of print.

  • Ms Militancy, Navayana Publishing (New Delhi) 2010.

  • Fraulein Militanz: Selected poems in English and German, translator: Raphael Urweider, Das Wunderhorn Verlag, 2014.

  • #ThisPoemWillProvokeYou & Other Poems, chapbook, HarperCollins India, 2015.

  • We Are Not The Citizens, limited edition handmade chapbook (53 copies), Tangerine Press, London, 2018.

TRANSLATIONS

  • Talisman: Extreme Emotions of Dalit LiberationThol.Thirumaavalavan, Samya (Kolkata) 2003.

  • Uproot Hindutva: The Fiery Voice of the Liberation Panthers, Thol. Thirumaavalavan, Samya (Kolkata), 2004.

  • Why Were Women Enslaved, Thantai Periyar E.V.Ramasamy, The Periyar Self-Respect Propaganda Institution (Chennai), 2007.

  • Waking is Another Dream: Poems on the Genocide in Tamil Eelam, D.Ravikumar (editor), Ravishanker (co-translator) Navayana Publishing (New Delhi), 2010. 

  • (editor/translator): Desires Become Demons: Poems of Four Tamil Woman Poets: Malathi Maithri, Salma, Kutti Revathi, Sukirtharani, Tilted Axis Press (Sheffield), 2018.

ESSAYS & BIOGRAPHY

  • (with M.Nisar): Ayyankali: A Dalit Leader of Organic Protest, Other Books (Calicut), 2007. 

  • essays in Malayalam Thiranda Devathakal (Menstruating Goddesses) Fabian Books (Alappuzha), 2014.

  • 2nd collection: Balathsamga Samskaram (Rape Culture) translator: PS Manojkumar, Fabian Books (Alappuzha), 2018.