Sujata Bhatt was born in India and currently lives in Germany. She has published nine collections of poetry with Carcanet Press, and has also translatedpoetry from Gujarati and German into English.The recipient of numerous awards, including the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, her work has been widely anthologised, broadcast on radio and television, and has been translatedinto more than twenty languages.
In 2014 she was the first recipientof the Mexican International Poetry Prize, PremioInternacionalde Poesía Nuevo Siglo de Oro1914–2014.
[su_spoiler title=”Sujata Bhatt” style=”fancy”]Sujata Bhatt was born in Ahmedabad, India. She grew up in India and in the United States. She received her MFA from the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. To date, she has published nine collections of poetry with Carcanet Press. She received the Commonwealth Poetry Prize (Asia) and the Alice Hunt Bartlett Award for her first collection, Brunizem (1988). Subsequent collections include Monkey Shadows (PBS Recommendation, 1991), The Stinking Rose (shortlisted for the Forward Poetry Prize, 1995), Point No Point:Selected Poems (1997), Augatora(PBS Recommendation, 2000), A Colour for Solitude (2002), Pure Lizard (shortlisted for the Forward Poetry Prize, 2008),
Collected Poems (PBS Special Commendation, 2013) and Poppies in Translation (PBS Recommendation, 2015). She received a Cholmondeley Award in 1991, the Italian Tratti Poetry Prize in 2000, and the German Literature Award, Das neueBuch, in 2008. In 2014 she was the first recipient of the Mexican International Poetry Prize, PremioInternacional dePoesía Nuevo Siglo de Oro1914–2014. She has translated poetry from Gujarati and German into English. She has been a Lansdowne Visiting Writer at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, a Visiting Fellow at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania, and more recently was Poet-in-Residence at the Poetry Archive in London and at the Heinrich Böll Cottage on Achill Island, Ireland. Her work has been widely anthologised, broadcast on radio and television, and has been translated into more than twenty languages.
Currently, she lives in Germany with her family. [/su_spoiler]