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  • Why does religion influence your writing so much?’ and other questions. Interview by Kulpreet Yadav in Open Road Review, read here.
  • Review of New & Selected Poems in Book Review by Uttaran Das Gupta, read here
  • Relevance of Gita in an intolerant society today. Interview by Bhavana Akella. IANS, 21st October 2015. Note, the headline is misleading, see content to know what I actually said, read here.
  • Translation, poetry scene and the new edition of Gita. Interview by Latha Srinivasan. DNA, 20th October 2015. Read here.
Mani Rao is the author of eight poetry books, and two books in translation — The Bhagavad Gita, and Kalidasa for the 21st Century Reader. Her poems and essays are published in journals including Tinfish, Wasafiri, Meanjin, Washington Square, Fulcrum, West Coast Line, and Interim, and in various anthologies.