Spotlight on Women in Translation: Fragrance of the Womb—3 Women Poets Translated from the Tamil by Thila Varghese

Today, we continue NTM’s established tradition of featuring the work of women authors and translators from around the world with these 3 new poems by 3 women poets from India translated from Tamil by another woman, Thila Varghese. We fell in love with these poems that evoke the scent of womanhood with a strong feminist perspective.

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Click here to read Fragrance of the Womb: 3 women poets from India translated from Tamil by Thila Varghese.

—Claudia Serea and Loren Kleinman

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