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Mathrubhumi International Festival Of Letters 2019

Subtitle: Poetry Chain Anthology

Authored By: Manthena Damodara Chary, Jyotirmaya Thakur & Algati Thirupathi Reddy

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789388859608

Year of Publication: 2019

Pages: 144

                                       Binding: Paperback(PB)

Category:  Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories

Price in Rs. 206.50

                             Price in (USA) $. 16.52

Inclusive of All Taxes (After 30% Discount on the Printed Price)

Book Description

Book Contents


MBIFL- Poetry ChainAnthology (2019) presents English poems read under the banner of The Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters 2019 and Poetry Chain held between 31st January and 3rd February at ‘Poetree’ at the Kanakakunnu Palace grounds, Trivandrum, Kerala. Over thirty poets from all over the country participated in the event, reading out remarkable, diverse, memorable poetry. Now with this book, those who missed out can have a feel of the poets and their readings.


About the Book



This is indeed a great initiative and here's wishing Poetry Chain all the best.

Gayatri Majumdar, Editor, The Brown Critique


Now that the fest of the year is over, may I thank you profusely for the wonderful opportunity accorded to me by Poetry Chain.… Asmany already would acknowledge, you have enabled and encouraged so many poets to practice their craft and, I remain indebted to you in this regard.

With my kindest regards,

Soni Somarajan (Poet)

About the Author


Gopikrishnan Kottoor, the National award winning poet, founded the Poetry Chain. In 2019 Poetry Chain celebrates its twenty second year. Poetry Chain continues its endeavor to promote Indian Poetry in English from Kerala. Poetry Chain’s endeavour’s have earned praise from luminaries such as P. Lal, Jayanta Mahapatra, and the late Dr. Ayyappa Paniker, who stood by Poetry Chainthrough thick and thin. Padma Bhusan Prof. Shiv K Kumarhad this to say on Gopikrishnan Kottoor ‘I earnestly believe that you are one of the most committed and ardent lovers of poetry. At my age (92) I would like to say with deep affection and admiration- God bless you’.