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 Play Marking 70th Anniversary of Indian Independence to Premiere at Brighton Festival in May
Premiering at the Brighton Festival in the 70th anniversary year of Indian independence, poet Siddhartha Bose weaves together true and fictional tales of British colonialism and its legacy.
‘An extraordinary odyssey’
JULIAN SANDS, BBC RADIO 4 (ON KALAGORA)
Starting with the true story of a young woman’s attack on an all-whites club with a sign that reads ‘No [...]
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 [...]
New Book: Back and Forth/ New Film: Animal City
“This impressively ambitious study charts with energy and imagination the emergence of the idea of the grotesque out of Romantic irony.” – John Whale