Kumar Anupam

Kumar Anupam

Biography

Kumar Anupam is a Hindi poet, painters, art and literary critic and translator whose works have been widely published and translated into many languages.

An Editor (Hindi) with a prestigious literary organization, his first collection of Hindi poems, Barish Mera Ghar Hai was published by Sahitya Akademi in 2012. His poems, critical views on paintings, essays and comments have been widely published in prominent newspapers, literary magazines and websites including BBC Hindi over the last two decades.

Kumar Anupam’s works included Mahattva: Ramdhari Singh Dinkar: Samar Sesh Hai, an edited book, Kavita Samay-1, collection of poems with eminent Hindi poet Chandrakant Devtale, Kala Vasudha, commentary on performing arts and Ho-Chi-Minh: Jail Diary, the Hindi translation of Ho-Chi-Minh’s poems.

He has been honoured with several awards including Sahitya Akademi Yuva Award (for Hindi literature), Hindi Sewa Vishisht Samman, Bharat Bhushan Agrawal Kavita Puraskar, Meera Mishra Smriti Kavita Puraskar and Vishnu Prabhakar Sahitya Samman.

He also writes in Awadhi language and has edited the Awadhi Granthavali with several notable senior Awadhi writers.