“We cease to be artists when we cease to cause trouble”: Jerry Pinto
March 19, 2019
"I enjoy writing, I love writing, I love being in the process of writing."
So says Jerry Pinto. One would expect nothing less from a writer who produces fiction, biography, translations and poetry. He has worked as an editor, teacher and journalist, but sees himself as a poet first. His writing flows from a place of keen awareness even combative at times: an awareness of the multilayered landscape he inhabits. He probes these many worlds, layer by layer, with poignancy and with a humane touch.
Kanika Katyal of the Indian Writers Forum spoke to the writer on the courage to say what you want to say.
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