Dipika Mukherjee

Dipika Mukherjee is a writer and sociolinguist. Her work has focused on Southeast Asia, and especially Malaysia; her debut novel, Thunder Demons (Gyaana, 2011), was long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize, and she won the 2014 Gayatri GaMarsh Memorial Award for Literary Excellence. She edited two anthologies—Silverfish New Writing 6 (2006) and The Merlion and Hibiscus (2002)—and her poetry chapbook, The Palimpsest of Exile, was published by Rubicon Press in 2009.

  • Migrant Workers Poetry Competition
    January 14, 2015 | Dipika Mukherjee
    Dipika Mukherjee reports on the first-ever Migrant Workers Poetry Competition in Singapore, at which construction-site laborers read their poems in November. Rarely is poetry, with its messy...

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