Naveen Kishore


Naveen Kishore (b. 1953) is a theatre lighting designer, photographer, filmmaker, poet, and publisher of Seagull Books. Recipient of the Goethe Medal and the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, he was recently awarded the Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature (2021) and the first Cesare De Michelis Award (2022). Kishore has had his poems published with, Queen Mob’s Tea House, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Another Chicago Magazine, RIC Journal, Gargoyle, Poetry at Sangam, Sylph Editions, London, Gazebo Books, Australia, and Speaking Tiger Delhi, amongst others, and recently published his first book of poems, Knotted Grief. Kishore lives and works in Calcutta, India.