Pratik: Magazine of Contemporary Writing

Edited by the world renowned Himalayan poet, Yuyutsu RD Sharma, Pratik is a purely non-profit literary publication and is published by White Lotus Book Shop, Kathmandu for Mrs. Prabha Adhikary. The magazine was founded by Nepalese poet, Hari Adhikary who along with several distingushed Nepali poets including Mohan Koirala published it initially in Nepali language. The magazine was later revamped and published in English labguage by Yuyutsu Sharma in 1989. Since then, Pratik has become a significant platform of creative writing worldwide.

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Pratik is published quarterly. We welcome contributions of poetry, fiction, essays, book reviews and translations. Please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope with all submissions, which must be ribbon copies or else they will not be returned. Utmost care will be taken of manuscripts but no liability is accepted for loss or damage. Pratik also accepts electronic submissions,

The submissions are free, please send your poems (Not more than five poems), a short story, an essay or a book review written in English or translated into English only. Please send your work as one Word Document to The Editor, Pratik, pratikmagsubmissions@gmail.com with cc to whitelotusbookshop@gmail.com

Opinions expressed in Pratik are not those of editor but of individual contributors.

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Shreejana Sharma, White Lotus Book Shop, Kupondole, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal, whitelotusbookshop@gmail.com
or in India to : Suresh Verma, Delhi Desk, Pratik, Nirala Publications, 4637/20, Third Floor, Unit No 310, Hari Sadan, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi110 002 niralapublications@gmail.com
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Recent Issues

Vol. XVII No. 2-3, 2021 Issue, ISSN 2615-998

Pratik : The Ghosts of Paradise – Special Los Angeles SUMMR/FALL 2021 Double Issue

Editor: Yuyutsu Sharma  Guest Editor : Tony Barnstone

EIGHTY EIGHT POETS FROM LOS ANGELES

Alexis Rhone Fancher  Alice Pero   Alicia Vogl Saenz   Ambika Talwar   Amin Esmaielpour   Amy Uyematsu   André Naffis-Sahely   Ariel Horton   Arthur Vogelsang   Bilal Shaw   Bill Mohr   Blas Falconer   Brenda Yates   Brendan Constantine   Caley O’Dwyer   Carine Topal   Carol Muske-Dukes  Carol V. Davis   Cathy Colman   Cati Porter   Cece Peri   Cecilia Woloch    Charles Harper Webb   Charlotte Davidson   Charlotte Innes    Deena Metzger   Dennis McGonagle   Dorothy Barresi   Douglas Manuel   Elizabeth Iannaci   Elline Lipkin   Elena Karina Byrne    Frank X. Gaspar   Gail Wronsky   Genevieve Kaplan   Grant Hier   Gregory Brooker   Hélène Cardona   Ian Randall Wilson   James Ragan   Jeanette Clough Jerry Garcia   Jim Natal   John Menaghan   John Brantingham   John Fitzgerald   Judith Pacht   Judy Kronenfeld   Karen Kevorkian   Kate Gale    Kevin Durkin   Kim Dower   Laurel Ann Bogen   Lavina Blossom   Leilani Hall   Leslie Monsour   Lois P. Jones   Lory Bedikian   Luis J. Rodriguez   Lynne Thompson   Mariano Zaro   Marjorie Becker   Mark Irwin   Marsha de la O   Martha Ronk   Mary Fitzpatrick   Maurya Simon   Melissa Kerry   Micah Chatterton   Michael C. Ford   Michelle Bitting   Mike Sonksen Patty Seyburn   Ralph Angel   Ramón García   Rick Bursky   Ron Koertge   Sarah Maclay Scott Noon Creley   Shannon Phillips   Sherman Pearl   Sholeh Wolpé   Stephanie Brown   Susan McCabe   Suzanne Lummis   Terry Wolverton   Timothy Steele   Tony Barnstone   Vandana Khanna   William Archila   Yvonne M. Estrada   Zaria Branch

ESSAYS

Dana Gioia Tom Lutz Juan Felipe Herrera

Elena Karina Byrne & Elizabeth Iannaci

ART BY

Alexandra Eldridge, Amin Mansouri, Caley O’Dwyer, David Sloan

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Pratik : Spring 2021, XV1 No 1,
Edited by Yuyutsu Sharma


Baudelaire 200 Years!
Ten Poets celebrate the Birth Anniversary of the French Poet
Stéphane Mallarmé R J Dent Linda Morales Caballero Fred Johnston José Manuel Cardona Nina Kossman Peter O’Neill Hélène Cardona Yan Kouton John Fitzgerald Daniel Wade

Thirteen Slovenian Poets
Milan Dekleva Maja Vidmar Barbara Korun Veronika Dintinjana Uroš Zupan
Boris A. Novak Brane Mozetič Jure Jakob Miklavž Komelj Milan Jesih
Primož Čučnik Peter Semolič Kristian Kožel

Slovenian novelist, Evald Flisar on Art of Fiction
Eleven German Poets
Reiner Kunze Helga M. Novak Karl Greisinger Margaret Saine Barbara Koehler Axel Görlach Abdulkadir Musa Silke Scheuermann Thilo Krause Nadja Küchenmeister Ulrike Almut Sandig
Twelve Hebrew Poets
Hedva Harechavi Mordechai Geldman Ronny Someck Admiel Kosman Yael Globerman Gilad Meiri Tal Nitzan Eli Eliahu Anat Zecharia Roy Chicky Arad Noam Partom Noa Shakargy
An Excerpt from Ravi Shankar’s Upcoming Memoir, Correctional
Featuring
Fiona Sampson, Emer Davis & Ira Marušič

BOOK TALK :ROBERT SCOTTO : What I Wrote After I Didn’t Have To Write For A Living
BOOK REVIEWS : Yuyutsu Sharma on The Light We Cannot See by Anne Casey, Svetlana Lavochkina on Come Down: Poems by Fiona Sampson, Santhosh Babu on One Love, And The Many Lives Of Osip B : A Novel by C. P. Surendran, & Susan Connolly on Postcards From India by Emer Davis ‘
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