Sharmistha Mohanty

Sharmistha Mohanty is the author of three works of fiction: Book One, New Life, and Five Movements in Praise. Her most recent work is a collection of poems, The Gods Came Afterwards, from which these poems are taken. She is founder-editor of the online journal Almost Island.

  • A fiery sunset pauses before dipping below the ocean's horizon
    Photo: Kordula Vahle/Pixabay * Granaries as long  and winding as the shores from which we look  at the lit ocean, behind us the fertile land, rivers coming to this sea, silt behind us thousands...
  • Mumbai. Almost Island. 2013. ISBN 9788192129518  In three books published over a period of eighteen years, Sharmistha Mohanty has been showing, with increasing consistency and verve, that there is mor...

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