Amir Or - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
12:30 pm

Meter and Magic: Poetry Readings

Amir Or, Anupama Raju, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Mamta Sagar, Mani Rao, Ranjit Hoskote and Ruth Padel

Day 1
2:00 pm
The Blue Couch

The Madman’s Prophecy: A Life in Verse

Amir Or with Srilata K


Amir Or has been recognized as a major voice in world literature. He is the 2020 Golden Wreath laureate, and winner of numerous national and international awards, the latest including the 2016 European Atlas of Lyrics award, the 2017 Blue-Met Montreal World Through Poetry award, the 2019 Homer European Medal of Art and Poetry, Brussels, the 2021 Ianicius and Wladislaw Reimont awards, Poland, and the 2021 Shabda Guchha award, NY.

Or published 14 poetry books, the latest being Wings (2015) and Child (2018). His work was translated to 50 languages, and published in 45 books in Europe, America and Asia. He published 2 novels, and 12 volumes of his translations from Ancient Greek, English and other languages.