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Padma Narayanan

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Padma Narayanan

Padma Narayanan is the translator of many books of literary fiction from the Tamil, including La. Sa. Ramamritham's Apeetha (Oxford University Press, 2014), Indira Parthasarathy's Poison Roots (Amaryllis, 2014), and La. Sa. Ramamritham's The Stone Laughs and Atonement (Katha Press, 2005).  Her translations have also appeared in Agni (Boston), Caravan (New Delhi), and elsewhere.  She lives in Delhi.

Articles by Padma Narayanan

Two Minutes
By Ashokamitran
Someone had left the corpse on the bicycle.
Translated from Tamil by Padma Narayanan & Subashree Krishnaswamy
A Mousy, Measly Tale
By Dilip Kumar
Though married, I practice celibacy very strictly.
Translated from Tamil by Padma Narayanan
What Did Sriraman Say?
By Perundevi
The wretch was standing there / in a Che Guevara T-shirt and sunglasses—
Translated from Tamil by Padma Narayanan & Subashree Krishnaswamy
Multilingual
Horoscopes
By Appadurai Muttulingam
The midwife took the risk of dragging me out by my foot and there I was!
Translated from Tamil by Padma Narayanan
Multilingual
Fear
By Krishangini
Fear depends on the mind; / the mind depends on experience.
Translated from Tamil by Padma Narayanan & Subashree Krishnaswamy
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