Suman Pokhrel

111 - Buddha Vihar Marga Ward # 11
Biratnagar 56613
Phone: 
+9779852030575

Author's Bio

Suman Pokhrel is a multilingual Nepali poet, lyricist, translator, and an artist.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Snow Jewel
(Grey Sparrow Press, 2015)
Journals: 
Asian Signature, Best Poem, California Quarterly, Grey Sparrow Journal, Life and Legends, OccuPoetry, Poetry Soup
Prizes Won: 
SAARC Literary Award 2015,SAARC Literary Award 2013Parikalpana Nepali Sahitya Samman 2012 Jayendra Best Book of the Year 2009

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors: 
Lakshmi Prasad Devkota, Gopal Prasad Rimal, Ishwar Ballav, Forough Farrokhzad, Mahmoud Darwish, Nazim Hikmet, Nizar Qabbani, Octavio Paz, Pablo Neruda, Sahir Ludhiyanvi, Sylvia Plath,

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
South Asian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, Children, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Biratnagar
Raised in: 
Biratnagar
work_excerpt: 
"Every morning I wake up with the news of bloodshed. I feel my body, desperate to know whether I'm still alive."
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Last updated: Jan 24, 2018