Internationally acclaimed poet Yuyu Sharma of Nepal
on Monday, January 21st at 7 p.m.
of fellowships and grants from The Rockefeller Foundation, Ireland
Literature Exchange, Trubar Foundation, Slovenia, The Institute for the
Translation of Hebrew Literature and The Foundation for the Production
and Translation of Dutch Literature, Yuyutsu RD Sharma is a
distinguished poet and translator.
He has published nine poetry collections including, Milarepa’s Bones, 33 New Poems, (Nirala, New Delhi 2012), Nepal Trilogy, Photographs and Poetry on Annapurna, Everest, Helambu & Langtang (www.Nepal-Trilogy.de, Epsilonmedia, Karlsruhe, 2010), a 900-page book with renowned German photographer, Andreas Stimm, Space Cake, Amsterdam, & Other Poems from Europe and America, (Howling Dog Press, Colorado, 2009) and Annapurna Poems, 2008, Reprint, 2012).
His works have appeared in Poetry
Review, Chanrdrabhaga, Sodobnost, Amsterdam Weekly, Indian Literature,
Irish Pages, Delo, Modern Poetry in Translation, Exiled Ink, Iton77,
Little Magazine, The Telegraph, Indian Express and Asiaweek.
at Nakodar, Punjab and educated at Baring Union Christian College,
Batala and later at Rajasthan University, Jaipur, Yuyutsu remained
active in the literary circles of Rajasthan and acted in plays
by Shakespeare, Bertolt Brecht, Harold Pinter, and Edward Albee. Later
he taught at various campuses of Punjab University, and Tribhuwan