Sahitya Akademi publishes Naseem’s poetic collection in English

Sahitya Akademi publishes Naseem’s poetic collection in English

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Srinagar, Oct 31, CNS: Well known poet Naseem Shafai’s award winning collection of Kashmir poetry “ Na Tshay Na Aks” (Neither a shadow nor a reflection” has been translated into English language.

The English translation has been done by prominent literati and social activist Prof Indu Kilam and has been published by the Sahitya Akademi.

The poetic collection, second by Naseem Shafai was in 2009 was selected for first Tagore Award, sponsored by South Korean government,for honouring distinguished writers of different Indian languages.

In 2011, the said collection was also nominated for the annual Sahitya Akademi award, the highest honour for any writer and author.

Naseem who has emerged as one of the finest feminist voices of modern Kashmiri language who looks at the life through the lens of humanism and imaginative warmth besides weaving the images of human complexities artistically

Naseem’s selected Kashmiri poetry has also been translated in different languages like Hindi, Urd, Bengali, Kanada, Telgu, Tamil, Assamese and also in German language. (CNS)