Mehrotra, Arvind Krishna

About Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

Biography (Poetry International Archive)



Varatharajan, Prithvi. "Review of Collected Poems." Cordite Poetry Review, 22 Nov. 2017

Krätli, Graziano. "Collected Poems 1969-2014." World Literature Today, vol. 89, no. 2, 2015

Mukim, Mantra. "Review of Mehrotra's Collected Poems 1969-2014." Asymptote, 2014



Zecchini, Laetitia. "'We Were Like Cartographers, Mapping the City.'" Journal of Postcolonial Writing, no. 53, 2017

Marrvel, Ishan."'Academia in India is not Something about Which You Can Have any Illusions.'" The Caravan, 13 Jan. 2016

Iyer, Bharat. "An Interview with Arvind Krishna Mehrotra." Eclectica, Apr./May 2012



McDonald, Peter D. "Arvind Krishna Mehrotra and the Interplay of Languages." A History of Indian Poetry in English, Chaudhuri (ed.), 2016

Padhi, Bibhu Prasad. "Looking into the Poetry of Arvind Krishna Mehrotra." Living Indian English Poets: An Anthology of Critical Essays, Prasad (ed.), 1989

Prasad, Madhusudan. "A Clearer Picture of Time." Literary Half-Yearly, vol. 23, no. 1, 1982

Shastri, N. R. "Image as an Immoderate Drug." Indian Poetry in English: A Critical Assessment, Shahane and Sivaramkrishna (eds.), 1981




Last Bungalow: Writings on Allahabad (2006)

A Concise History of Indian Literature in English (2006)

The Illustrated History of Indian Literature in English (2002-2003)

Periplus: Poetry in Translation (1993)

The Oxford India Anthology of Twelve Modern Indian Poets (1992)


Poetry Collections

Selected Poems and Translations (2020)

Collected Poems (2016)

Collected Poems 1969-2014 (2014)

The Transfiguring Places (1998)

Middle Earth (1984)

Distance in Statute Miles (1982)

Nine Enclosures (1976)


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Arvind Krishna Mehrotra Talks Politics. YouTube, 6 Aug. 2018

Arvind Krishna Mehrotra Reads from His Work and from His translation of Songs of Karbir. YouTube, 25 Jun. 2016

Arvind Krishna Mehrotra Discusses His Life and Works with Author and AcademiAmit Chaudhuri. YouTube, 30 May 2016

Arvind Krishna Mehrotra Interview on Indian Literary Tradition and His Work as a Poet and Translator. YouTube, 18 Nov. 2014