Manya Joshi is a noted Marathi poet based in Mumbai.

Biography

Manya Joshi was born in 1972. He has Master's in Marathi Literature from Mumbai University and a Master's in Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma, USA. He works as a freelance library research advisor and copywriter. He also writes short fiction and literary criticism.

He is closely associated with the little magazine movement of the nineties, especially with the periodical `Abhidhanantar'.
His collection 'Jyam Maja' is published by Abhidhanantar Publication.

Sachin Ketkar in his introduction to 'Live Update: An Anthology of Recent Marathi Poetry' writes , 'He is one of the most experimental poets writing today. He represents the post-modernist sensibility in Marathi today'.

Poems by Manya Joshi

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In o'er-strict calyx lingering,
Lay music's bud too long unblown,
Till thou, Beethoven, breathed the spring:
Then bloomed the perfect rose of tone.

O Psalmist of the weak, the strong,
O Troubadour of love and strife,
Co-Litanist of right and wrong,
Sole Hymner of...
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