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.
New work featured in Jeet Thayil’s Penguin Book of Modern Indian Poets
New prose pieces will appear in Jeet Thayil’s anthology, due out in later this year. Cover pic below:
Siddhartha Bose Q&A, National Centre of Writing
An interview on writing, performance, and more with the National Centre of Writing, Norwich. Read the interview here
No Dogs, No Indians
Photography: Harpreet Kalsi No Dogs, No Indians was commissioned to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, and played to sell-out crowds at the Brighton Festival, Southbank Centre, Norwich Arts Centre, Live Theatre Newcastle, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Reviews ‘An important play that addresses real issues […] There is a real subtlety in […]
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’.