Suman Pokhrel

Poet

111 - Buddha Vihar Marga Ward # 11
Biratnagar 56613
Phone: 
+97721470927
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Author's Bio

Suman Pokhrel is a poet, writer, and translator. He was awarded the SAARC Literary Award in 2013 and 2015, and his work has appeared in notable journals worldwide. Suman Pokhral is also a lyricist, playwright, and artist. His poems have been translated into Arabic, Bengali, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Kannada, Maithili, Odia, Persian, Sanskrit, Spanish and Urdu. His poetry is included in the syllabus of Language and Literature Study at Tribhuvan University and Purbanchal University in Nepal.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
Snow Jewel (Grey Sparrow Press, 2015)
Journals:
Asian Signature
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Best Poem
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California Quarterly
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Poetry Soup
Prizes won: 
  • Sasiddhi National Talant Award 2019
  • SAARC Literary Award 2015,
  • SAARC Literary Award 2013
  • Parikalpana 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

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
Nepal
Raised in: 
Biratnagar
Nepal
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Last update: Dec 30, 2019