In Conversation: Tishani Doshi and Karthika Naïr - Granta Magazine

In Conversation: Tishani Doshi and Karthika Naïr

Tishani Doshi & 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.’

Tishani Doshi

Tishani Doshi is a poet, novelist and dancer. Her latest book is Fountainville, a medieval  Welsh tale recast among opium dens, gang wars and a surrogacy clinic.

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Karthika Naïr

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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