Poets Corner Group

Poets Corner Group is a poetry group in India.[1][2][3] The group's main purpose is to make it easier for new and aspiring poets to be published. Since its advent, Poets Corner has published over 340 poets in 21 anthologies in both English and Hindi language.[4]

Poets Corner Group
FoundedJune, 2011
FoundersYaseen Anwer and Dolly Singh
TypeLiterary Group
Area served

The Poets Corner Group also hosts online competitions, poetry reading events, panel discussion, book launches, workshops, and other activities.[2][5]


Poets Corner was co-founded by Yaseen Anwer and Dolly Singh.[6][7]

Delhi Poetry FestivalEdit

Delhi Poetry Festival
GenrePoetry Festival
Location(s)New Delhi, India
Years active2013 – present

Delhi Poetry Festival is an annual poetry event organized by Poets Corner in Delhi, first held on 19 January 2013.[8][9][10][11][12]

2013 EditionEdit

Yaseen Anwer in conversation with Irshad Kamil at Delhi Poetry Festival 2013

The 2013 festival participants included:[11][10]

2014 EditionEdit

The 2014 festival participants included:[9]

Published workEdit

The Poets Corner Group has published several poetry anthologies featuring young poets along with established poets including A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Gulzar, Ruskin Bond, Nida Fazli, Vikram Seth, Irshad Kamil, Shashi Tharoor, Ravish Kumar, Deepti Naval, Shekhar Kapur, and Rahat Indori.[13][14][15]

Books & anthologiesEdit


Gestures: Miscalculated Poetries by Misunderstood Poets[17]

Aks: Tere Mere Khalayon Ka[18]

Bikhri Os Ki Boondain[19]

Love simply and other poem[18] (By Payal Pasha)

Inks (By Neha R. Krishna)[20]

Khalaayen (By Aseem Ahmed Abbasee)[21]

Think Poetry, Think Haiku (By Ashok Sawhny)[22]


Oncemortal (By Nikhil Sharma)[24]

Silent Flute (By Aparna Pathak)[25]

Ehsaas (By Dr. Tina Gulzar)[26]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Solitude and Serenity". Millennium Post. 27 May 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Emerging from the corner". The Hindu. 21 January 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Rhyme and reason". Yahoo! News. 17 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Rendezvous with Yaseen Anwar: Why you need to catch up with poetry?". mytheatrecafe. 21 August 2013.
  5. ^ "शौकिया कविता करने वालों को दिल्ली के पहले कविता महोत्सव में मिला मौका". Business Standard. 21 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Board for Student Publications, IIT Delhi". IIT Delhi. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Pune International Literary Festival 2015". Pune International Literary Festival. Retrieved 15 June 2016. Dolly Singh is the co-founder and deputy managing editor of Poets Corner Group and founding member of Delhi Poetry Festival. Dolly is also the founder and managing editor of NewLeaf Poets Club, the junior wing of Poets Corner that works towards grooming young poets from 8 to 15 years.
  8. ^ Delhi Poetry Festival
  9. ^ a b "दिल्ली पोइट्री फेस्टिवल-2 ने कविताओं की विरासत को ताजा किया". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 23 January 2014.
  10. ^ a b "First poetry festival in Delhi offers platform for amateurs". IBN LIve. 21 January 2013. Archived from the original on 29 June 2013.
  11. ^ a b "Emerging from the corner". The Hindu. 19 January 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
  12. ^ "शौकिया कविता करने वालों को दिल्ली के पहले कविता महोत्सव में मिला मौका". Business Standard (in Hindi). 21 January 2013.
  13. ^ "Inklinks". Cyberwit.net. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  14. ^ "Poetry festival in Delhi offers platform for amateurs". Daily Excelsior. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  15. ^ "Poet's Corner". Indian Express. 26 November 2013.
  16. ^ Inklinks. Cyberwit.net. 2013. ISBN 978-8-18253-371-4.
  17. ^ Gestures. abebooks. 2011. ISBN 978-8-18253-251-9.
  18. ^ a b Neha R. Krishna (2013). Inks. Cyberwit.net. ISBN 978-8-18253-373-8.
  19. ^ Bikhri os ki boondein
  20. ^ Payal Pasha (2013). Love Simply. Cyberwit.net. ISBN 978-8-18253-367-7.
  21. ^ Aseem Ahmed Abbasee. Khalain. Book Adda. ISBN 978-8-19286-195-1.
  22. ^ Ashok Sawhny; Kiran Bajaj (2012). Think Poetry, Think Haikus. Upfront Publishing Limited. ISBN 978-1-78035-466-8.
  23. ^ Lamhe (लम्हे) by poets corner. Uread. ISBN 978-8-19286-196-8.
  24. ^ Nikhil Sharma. Oncemortal. Amazon. ISBN 978-8-19286-194-4.
  25. ^ Aparna Pathak. Silent Flute. ISBN 978-8-19286-193-7.
  26. ^ Tina Gulzar. Ehsaas. Amazon. ISBN 978-9-38402-812-1.

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