Karthika Naïr is the author of Bearings, a poetry collection, and The Honey Hunter, a children’s book. ‘Shunaka: Blood Count’ is from her forthcoming collection, a reworking of the Mahabharata in multiple voices.
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In Conversation: Tishani Doshi and Karthika Naïr
‘I have never felt it as a poet, and that is why I’m doubly grateful to dance, for having experienced the loneliness and the terror of the empty stage, but also, to have had that live connection.’