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Scaling Heights

Subtitle: Anthology on Contemporary Indian English Poetry

Authored By: Gopal Lahiri & Kiriti Sengupta

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 978-81-7273-809-9

Year of Publication: 2014

Pages: 302

                                       Binding: Paperback(PB)

Category:  Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories

Price in Rs. 416.50

                             Price in (USA) $. 29.95

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

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About the Book


Indian Poets Writing In English Have Already Acquired An Identity And Character Over The Years. The Anthology, Scaling Heights, Offers A Rich And Rewarding Collection Of Poems Written By Young, Unheard, Yet Promising Poets From A Diverse Background, And The Established Poets As Well. The Volume Showcases The Kaleidoscopic Nature Of Poems Written On Universal Theme, Exploring The Complexities Of Modern Life And Evoking The Romancing Past, And In The Process Tracing The Path Of The Current English Poetry Written In India.

About the Author


Gopal Lahiri, A Bilingual Poet From India, Has Been Writing Poetry For More Than Twenty-five Years. He Writes Both In English And Bengali (mother Tongue). He Also Occasionally Writes Fiction, Short Story, Essays, Articles On Current Affairs And Scientific Interest, And Does Translation Work. He Is An Earth Scientist And Currently Lives In Mumbai.


He Has Seven Poetry Collections In Bengali Published From India And Six Collections In English (four POD Collections By Lulu, USA). His Poetry Collection In English (Silent Steps) Was Published From Cyberwit, India And His Latest Poetry Collection (Living Inside) Has Been Published By Authorspress, India. His Poems Have Been Published In Several Anthologies (National Treasures, Indus Valley, Indo-Australian Anthology, The Dance Of The Peacock, Inklink, A Posy Of Poesy, Concerto, Poet’s Paradise, CLRI, The Silence Within Etc) Printed In India And Abroad. He Was Awarded The Acclamation Of “Highly Commended” In The Poet Of The Year Category Of The Destiny Poets’ International Community Of Poets ICOP Awards In 2012 And 2013, Wakefield, UK.



Kiriti Senguptais A Professionally Qualified Dental Surgeon From Kolkata, A Bilingual Poet And Translator, Both In Bengali And English. He Has Four Books To His Credit So Far: The Reciting Pens (his Interviews Of Three Published Bengali Poets Along With His Translations Of A Few Of Their Poems), The Unheard I (literary Non-fiction), Byakul Shabdo Kichu (Bengali Poetry), And Aay Na (Bengali Non-fiction Based On Free Verses). His Poetry Has Appeared In Several E-zines, Tajmahal Review, Kritya, And In International Anthologies – Heavens Above: Poetry Below (Canada), And Twist Of Fate (USA.). Kiriti’s My Glass Of Wine, A Novelette Based On Autobiographic Poetry, Has Recently Been Published By Author’s Empire, New Delhi.