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Jyotirmoy Datta

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Jyotirmoy Datta

Jyotirmoy Datta is a Bengali language poet, journalist, and an essayist. He worked for The Statesmen, Calcutta's oldest English-language daily, as feature writer, correspondent, and associate editor. He visited the University of Chicago as a lecturer, 1966-1968, and also did a residency at the University of Iowa. He has published 2 books of verse. Datta currently lives outside of New York City, where he works as a journalist with "Desi Talk" and as an Arts Editor for News India Times. He attends many poetry readings in Manhattan and Queens and is a well-known figure among Indians and New York poets.

Articles by Jyotirmoy Datta

from The Ascetic and The Courtesan
By Buddhadeva Bose
Cropless the fields, childless the wives, day after day an emptiness—no rain.
Translated from Bengali by Sankalpo Ghose & Jyotirmoy Datta