About the Author
Thachom Poyil Rajeevan, currently the Cultural Adviser to the Government of Kerala, writes fiction, poetry and essays in English and Malayalam. In English, he has published two poetry collections, Kannaki and He Who was Gone Thus. He has also edited an anthology of poems Third Word: Post Socialist Poetry with the Croatian poet Lana Derkac. He contributes reviews and articles to leading magazines and newspapers.
Rajeevan’s poems have been translated into fourteen languages including French, Italian, Polish, Macedonian, Uzbek, Croatian and Hebrew. He was awarded the International Visiting Programmer Fellowship by the US Department of States and the Honorary Fellow of Writing by Iowa University in 2004. He also held a Ledig House International Residency in 2008 at Hudson, New York.