Siddhartha Bose is a poet, playwright, academic and theatre-maker based in Hackney, London. He was born in India and spent seven years in the US. Siddhartha is the author of two poetry collections from Penned in the Margins, and has written and performed three works for theatre: Kalagora (2010), London's Perverted Children (2012) and The Shroud (2014). Find out more about Siddhartha.
‘Elegy, Father’s City’- Modern Poetry in Translation Podcast
Listen to Siddhartha read and discuss ‘Elegy, Father’s City’ in a new MPT Podcast. The piece is part of a new collection, provisionally titled ‘Elegy for Water’, and appears in the special issue of MPT, ‘Songs of the Shattered Throat’.
Other new pieces have appeared, and are forthcoming, in a range of journals and anthologies [...]
No Dogs, No Indians
No Dogs, No Indians had five sell-out shows at the Brighton Festival, Southbank Centre, and Norwich Arts Centre. The play will be performed at Live Theatre, Newcastle, in July. Below are review quotes and audience responses:
‘This beautiful work by poet Siddhartha Bose [...] The excellent acting makes this into an arresting and exciting show [...] [...]
BBC Asian Network
Siddhartha was recently on BBC Asian Network as a featured guest on the Nadia Ali Show. He read excerpts from his books, ‘Kalagora’ and ‘Digital Monsoon’.
The Oxford Centre of Life Writing, Wolfson College, Oxford University
OCLW: Siddhartha Bose, ‘Memory as Imagination in a Globalised World’
Thursday, 14 May 2015 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Siddhartha will be reading from his books of poetry, Kalagora and Digital Monsoon, showing clips from his theatre work and film, as a way into exploring the relationship between memory, imagination and [...]