Pratik: Magazine of Contemporary Writing

Founded by Nepalese poet, Hari Adhikary and edited by Yuyutsu RD Sharma, Pratik is a purely non-profit literary publication and is published by White Lotus Book Shop, Kathmandu for Mrs. Prabha Adhikary.

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Pratik ; XVI No 2, Fall 2020

Art, Poetry and Music collaboration

Dreams of a Sleeping World :Art of Oscar Oiwa

 Plus an interview with Hollywood Musician Chad Canon

 

EIGHT POETS FROM VERMONT

Chard deNiord  David Huddle Tony Whedon  Major Jackson Cleopatra Mathis  Joan Aleshire  Kerrin McCadden  Karin Gottshall   Sydney Lea

DAVID B. AUSTELL :Marshaling the Milliards A tribute to Harlem Renaissance Hero, James Weldon Johnson

 Four Poets from Nicaragua : Ernesto Cardenal  Rubén Darío  Salomón de la Selva  Joaquín Pasos

A SHEAF OF OTTAWA POEMS : Shai Ben-Shalom  Seymour Mayne  Nicola Vulpe   Betty Warrington-Kearsley  Erwin Wiens

 ELEVEN  ITALIAN POETS : Claudia Russo   Flaminia Cruciani   Rita Stanzione   Zairo Ferrante  Paolo Staglianò  Antonello Airò  Cinzia Marulli  Gabriella Becherelli  Vittorio Fioravanti Grasso   Antonio Blund  Adriana Scanferla

Featuring  DAVID AXELROD  CHARLES BERNSTEIN  JILL HOFFMAN BILL WOLAK, MIKE GRAVES PATRICIA CARRAGON

 

Pratik : Vol XVI No 1, 2019

Celebrating Irish Muse

EIGHTEEN POETS FROM IRELAND

Martina Evans, Thomas McCarthy, Eavan Boland, Steven O’Brien, Nuala O’Connor, Gerard Beirne, Eleanor Hooker, Tess Gallagher, Jack Grady, Nessa O’Mahony, Anne Casey, Fred Johnston, Mary Noonan, Patrick Cotter, Jean O’Brien, Anne Fitzgerald, Paul Casey, Judith Mok.

“Doorway at Dusk: From Jeddah to New York”

American painter Vivian Tsao’s on her evolution as an Artist

EUROPEAN CULTURAL COMPASS FEATURING TEN POETS

Aurėlia Lassaque – French-Occitan, Lászlo Sárközi – Hungarian-Roma, Edvīns Raups – Latvian, Adrian Oproiu – Romanian, Leta Semadini – German / Rhaeto-Romanic, Pierre Voėlin – Swiss-French, Anahit Hayrapetyan – Armenia, Vincenzo Bagnoli – Italian, Mandy Haggith – Scottish, İlhan Sami Çomak– Turki

ELEVEN LONG ISLAND POETS ON WALT WHITMAN

Celebrating 200th Birth Anniversay of the American Bard

Peter V. Dugan, Barbara Novack, Mindy Kronenberg, Claire Nicolas White, Herb Wahlsteen, Kelly J Powell, Dd. Spungin, Linda Trott Dickman, Barbara Southard, Robert Savino, Ginger Williams

BOOK REVIEWS BY HÉLÈNE CARDONA, JULIE WILLIAMS-KRISHNAN AND ROBERT MUELLER

Plus All Regular Columns

 

 

Winter 2019-20 Issue

Contemporary Russian and French Poetry.

Fourteen Russian Poets

Dmitry Grigoriev, Alla Gorbunova, Olga Anikina Andrei Polonsky, Danila Davydov, John William Narins, Anastasia Romanova, Dmitry Legeza, Igor Karaulov. Valerii Zemskikh, Dina Gatina, Maya-Marina Sheremeteva, Irina Evsa and Serge Tashevsky.

An essay “Russian Poetry Today: A Contemporary Sampler” by A. DMITRIJANOV

Eleven  French Poets

Michel Bulteau , Gabriel Arnou Laujeac, Maram Al-Masri, Hélène Cardona, Véronique Joyaux, Marie-Claude Deudon,  Jean-Claude Tardif, Pierre Rosin,  Nicole Barrière, Claire Paulian, Cirène Gayraud and Jacques Jouet.  

Special France related poems by Four American poets

Willis Barnstone, David Austell, Robin Metz, and Rebecca Morrison

New Non-fiction:  Susan Shapiro  & Elizabeth Enslin

Short story by Pankaj Bisht

Artist of the Issue : Lithuanian sculptor and painter, Ruta Jusionytė.


Plus new work by Tim Kahl, Amrendra Khatua, Usha Akella, Shailendra Sakar. Chuck  Joy and Raghubir

Book Reviews

Haig Chahinian  reviews Susan Shapiro’s The Byline Bible

George Wallace reviews All Vows: New & Selected Poems By David B Axelrod

Edmound Miller reviews of Diane Frank’s Letters from Sacred   Mountain Place 

Jeff Deck reviews Dan Szczesny’s The White Mountain 

Review Essay

Stephanie Laterza on Voices Carry (Shearsman Books, 2017) by Mervyn Taylor, Drugstore Blue (Five Oaks Press, 2017) by Susana H. Case, and Out From Calaboose (Nirala, New Delhi, 2017) by Karen Corinne Herceg

Plus all regular Columns

Pratik Summer/Fall 2018 Double Issue

Contemporary European Poetry

Swedish Poets

CARITA NYSTRÖM AGNETA FALK HIRSCHMAN PER HELGE INGELA STRANDBERG GUNNAR SVENSSON EVA RUNEFELT BENGT BERG

Lithuanian Poets

ANNA HALBERSTADT ANTANAS JONYNAS VYTAUTAS STANKUS KESTUTIS NAVAKAS MARIUS BUROKAS LAURYNAS KATKUS GIEDRĖ KAZLAUSKAITĖ SIMONAS BERNOTAS EGLE MARIA FRANK

Ukrainian Poets

PAVLO HIRNYK BORIS KHERSONSKY DMYTRO KREMIN OLENA ZADOROZHNA LYUBA YAKIMCHUK SVASYL HOLOBORODKO SVETLANA LAVOCHKINA

More from Europe

ABIGAIL ARDELLE ZAMMIT AGNES MARTON ANGELA READMAN  IAN HUMPHREYS RHIANNON HOOSON MARIA TAYLOR SHEHZAR DOJA GRAHAM BURCHELL VERÓNICA ARANDA KINGA FABÓ ANDREW TAYLORCHRISTOPHER SOUTHGATE

 Plus

AMIR OR MARIA FARAZDEL (PALITACHI) ANA LUISA MARTÍNEZ KARY CERD FRANKY DE VARONA MARISA RUSSO.

FOURTEEN NEW INDIAN POETS

Aishwarya Iyer Arjun Rajendran Arun Sagar Guru Tshering Ladakhi Linda Ashok Maaz Bin Bilal Manjiri Indurkara Nandini Dhar Ranjani Murali Rohan Chhetri Sophia Naz Souradeep Roya Tashi Chophel Uttaran Das Gupta

More from India : ANNA SUJATHA MATHAI MEDHA SINGH ROBIN SINGH NGANGOM MANDIRA GHOSH AZAD SHARMA SHARON IRANI DEVANSHU MISHRA

Plus new work by LAURA COOK  VIJAY ANAND GURUNG

 AFTERLIFE : Pankaj Singh

IN MEMORIUM : JOHN CLARKE By  Jack Tar

Book Reviews

ROCHELLE ALMEIDA :This Is Not Happening To You Short Stories by Tim Tomlinson

BARRETT WARNER: Ornaments: Poems by David Daniel

STEPHANIE EMILY DICKINSON : The Gates of Pearl Poems by Jill Hoffman

RAVI SHANKAR: Nine Dragon Island: Poems by Eleanor Goodman

 Comment/Response :

The Lady on the Cover –Pratik Spring 2018 Issue:  Prollas Sindhuliya & Joni Kabana

David Austell’s Cover Story– Poetry and History: Kiran Devinder

 NEWS UPDATE  : Bhuwan Thapaliya

 

Spring 2018 Issue

History & Poetry

The Making of The Tin Man By
David Austell

With All That Is Nepal
A Photo Tribute by American Photographer
Joni Kabana

Eight Chinese Poets
Jidi Majia Chen Si’An Duo Duo Xi Chuan
Zheng Xiaoqiong Yuan Yongping Li Yawei Shen Wei

Featuring
Sitakant Mahapatra, Tony Barnstone &
Jami Proctor Xu

Nine Young Nepali Poets :

Pramod Snehi Shyam Rimal Sahadev Poudel Padma Gautam ‘Punya Gautam Bishwas Keshav Silwal Bhuwan Thapaliya, Ramesh Shrestha & Arun Budhathoki


The Lifeblood of Consciousness, of Love  and Loss: Stephen Massimilla on Ruth Danon‘s New Book, Limitless Tiny Boat


Plus all Regular Features