Bhuwan Thapaliya


Kathmandu, BA 44600

Author's Bio

Bhuwan Thapaliya was born in Kathmandu, Nepal and is the author of four poetry collections.

His writing is imbued with the art and culture of Nepal that he grew up with but he is eminently qualified as an Oriental and as an Occidental poet, for his poetry truly represents a marriage between the traditions of East and West, and in a way that is immediately appealing and cohesive. He is not just a poet; he is a man with a mission, seeking world peace. He is a prolific poet and is writing his own Everest, but his writing is not only about statistics. It is about spreading the message of global peace, universal solidarity and love.

His poems and articles have been widely published in journals and periodicals such as Kritya, Foundling Review, FOLLY, The Journal of Expressive Writing, Trouvaille Review, Pendemics Literary Journal, Pandemic Magazine, The Poet, Litehouse, Valient Scribe, Strong Verse, Jerry Jazz Musician, Poetry and Covid: A project funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, University of Plymouth, and Nottingham Trent University,, Ponder Savant,  Mindful of Poetry – Page for Africa,, Poetseers, International Times,  Taj Mahal Review,  Poetry Life and Times, VOICES( Education Project), Longfellow Literary Project, Poets Against the War, Magazine of arts and humanities),InnerVisions by Jay,  The Sound of Poetry Review, The Kashmir Pulse, Publiknama, Ibex Press Year's Best Magazine, rave utopia, The Camel Saloon, STREET VOICE #5, Merak Magazine among many others.

His poems have been published in the CD’s and anthologies such as The New Pleiades Anthology of Poetry (ISBN 1- 878431-52- 8) , Tonight: An Anthology of World Love Poetry (The Poets Printery, East London, South Africa,2008, pp.118, Paperback, ISBN 0-620-41372-7), The Strand Book of International Poets 2010 ( Strand Publishing UK, April 30, 2010, ISBN: 9781907340062), Of Nepalese Clay( Issue No. 20, October 2013), 2020 SPECIAL EDITION: CHRISTMAS - A collection of poetry about Christmas, from poets around the world(UK, 2020, 278 pages, ISBN -13: 979-8564859837), Pratik: A Magazine of Contemporary Writing( Spring 2018 Issue ), The Criterion( An International Journal in English. June 2014 Vol 5, Issue -3), Haiku of the Present( January 1, 2011, Paperback, ISBN -13: 978-8190381291, Rochak Publishing), CHILDHOOD Vol.2: Rest of the World: THE POET - Winter 2020 Paperback- 11 Jan. 2021(ISBN -13: 979 - 8593564696), among many others.

Thapaliya has read his poetry and attended seminars in venues around the world, including South Korea, India, the United States, Thailand, Cambodia, and Nepal.

Know more about him by reading his interviews.

An interview with Bhuwan Thapaliya: The POET magazine

Interview with poet Bhuwan Thapaliya: Kathmandu Tribune

Interview with Bhuwan Thapaliya: Words With Writers.



Publications & Prizes

Safa Tempo: Poems New and Selected (Nirala Publications, New Delhi, India, 2011)
Our Nepal, Our Pride (, 2008)
Rhythm of the Heart (, 2003)
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Last update: Jan 18, 2021