Translators @ Katha

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Lakshmi Holmström

A freelance writer, critic and translator, she is the author of Indian Fiction in English: The Novels of R K Narayan, editor of The Inner Courtyard: Short Stories by Indian Women, co-editor of Writing from India, a collection of Indian stories for young readers, translator and editor of Pudumaippittan: Fictions, an anthology of works by the Tamil writer. Her re-telling of the fifth century Tamil narrative poems Silappadikaram and Manimekalai was published in 1996. She has translated works of many contemporary Tamil writers including Ashokamitran’s Water, Mauni: Mauni:A Writers’ Writer, Ambai: A Purple Sea and Na Muthuswamy: Waterness.She has also translated Karukku, the autobiography of Baama, for which she received the Crossword Award for Translation, 2000.
Lakshmi Holmström's works with Katha
Ashomithran's Water
Na Muthuswamy's Waterness
Fictions: Pudumaippittan


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