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K. Srilata is an Indian poet, fiction writer, translator and academic based in Chennai.
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Her first book of poems, Seablue Child, was published in 2000, followed by Arriving Shortly (2011). Her poem, In Santa Cruz, Diagnosed Home Sick won the First Prize in the All India Poetry Competition (organised by the British Council and The Poetry Society (India) in 1998. She has also been awarded the Unisun British Council Poetry Award (2007) and the Charles Wallace fellowship for a writing residency (2010). Her debut novel Table for Four was longlisted in 2009 for the Man Asian Literary Prize and released in 2011. She had earlier translated from Tamil to English two millennia worth of poetry Rapids of a Great River: The Penguin Book of Tamil Poetry - along with Lakshmi Holmstrom, Subashree Krishnaswamy to much critical acclaim.
She is also a professor at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Madras where she researches and teaches Creative Writing, Fiction, Advanced English and Translation Studies. She is also a visiting faculty at the Chennai Mathematical Institute where she takes a course on Readings in Fiction.
- Writing Octopus, New Delhi: Authorspress, 2013, ISBN 978-81-7273-785-6
- Arriving Shortly, Kolkata: Writers Workshop, 2011, ISBN 978-93-5045-015-4
- Seablue Child, the Brown Critique, Kolkata, 2002.
- The Dance of the Peacock: An Anthology of English Poetry from India, featuring 151 Indian English poets, edited by Vivekanand Jha and published by Hidden Brook Press, Canada.
- "For [Jeanne Mukuninwa]", "What father left us", and "Gomati",The Harper Collins Book of English Poetry (ed. [Sudeep Sen]), India, 2013, ISBN 978-93-5029-517-5
- Another Country: An Anthology of Post-Independence Poetry in English, (ed. [Arundhathi Subramaniam]), Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2013, ISBN 978-81-260-4067-4
- "England, 1999", "A Somewhat Different Question", and "I Wear Wordlessness like a Tattered Dress", Caravan, February 2013,
- "Poem Walk", Kavya Bharati, 2011, No. 23
- "Drunken, Gasping Fish-lungs", "Mining", and "Slow Trot", Muse India, Issue 63
- "A Brief History of Writing", and "Gravity", Prairie Schooner 87, no. 2, 2013
- "Mazhai/Rain", Sonic Boom, Issue 3, 2014
- "Cousin, Newly Acquired", Madras Mag, October 2014
- "These Things Happen if You Don't Watch it", Volume 28, Issue 3, Wasafiri, 2013
- "Game of Asylum Seekers", Breaking the Bow: Speculative Fiction Inspired by the Ramayana (edited by Anil Menon and Vandana Singh), Zubaan, 2012, ISBN 978-93-81017-04-3
- "Sarasu", the Little Magazine, Vol. 5, Issue 4, 2004; First Impressions: Stories and Plays Shortlisted for the TLM New Writing Award, 2006 (the Little Magazine, New Delhi, 2006), Other People: The Sangam House Reader Vol. I, Sangam House 2011
- "State of Whiteness", The Shrinking Woman and Other Stories, Bangalore: Unisun, 2009
- "How Do I Love Thee?: Let Me Count the Ways", The Penguin Book of New Writing From India 2: First Proofs, New Delhi: Penguin, 2006
- The Rapids of a Great River: The Penguin Book of Tamil Poetry Penguin Book of Tamil Poetry (co-edited with Lakshmi Holmstrom and Subashree Krishnaswamy), New Delhi: Penguin India, 2009.
- Once There Was a Girl (translation of the Tamil novel Vattathul by R.Vatsala), Kolkata: Writers Workshop,2012, ISBN 978-93-5045-027-7
- Pg.152, First Proof: The Penguin Book of New Writing from India, Volume 2, Penguin, Delhi, 2005, ISBN 978-0-14-400107-1
- "Experience has no theme". The Hindu. 2011-10-01. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-04-02.
- "Madras, my dear". The Hindu. 2011-08-29. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-04-02.
- "Literature and Languages – University of Stirling". www.english.stir.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-04-02.
- "Voices in verse - Livemint". www.livemint.com. Retrieved 2016-04-02.
- Grove, Richard. "The Dance of the Peacock:An Anthology of English Poetry from India" (current). Canada: Hidden Brook Press. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
- Press, Hidden Brook. "Hidden Brook Press". Hidden Brook Press. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
- "Three Poems: England, 1999, A Somewhat Different Question, I Wear Wordlessness like a Tattered Dress". The Caravan. Retrieved 2016-04-02.
- K, Srilata (March–April 2016). "Muse India". Muse India (66).
- Srilata, K. (2013-01-01). "A Brief History of Writing, and: Gravity". Prairie Schooner. 87 (2): 79–80. ISSN 1542-426X. doi:10.1353/psg.2013.0053.
- "Short fiction by K. Srilata". The Madras Mag. Retrieved 2016-04-02.
- Srilata, K. (2013-09-01). "These Things Happen If You Don't Watch It". Wasafiri. 28 (3): 64–68. ISSN 0269-0055. doi:10.1080/02690055.2013.802452.