Under the Azure Sky - Authorspress

An anthology in English and Manipuri (India) from writers all over the world (330 pages)


About the Authors

Misna Chanu: Writing is not her hobby or passion but a call of her soul. And when she listened to that call, answered in the form of poetry and prose.She was born in Assam, one of the Northeastern States of India. She belongs to the Manipuri community of Assam. Though she is a post graduate in botany from Gauhati University, Assam, she loves art and literature with her heart and soul. She loves almost all kinds of art but poetry, painting, dance and photography are her favorites. Writing is in her blood. Her grandmother was also a published poetess of Manipuri.Since she was a little girl, she started writing poetry in her mother tongue, Manipuri language. Some of her Manipuri poems were published in Manipuri magazines of Assam. She started writing in English after marriage and published many poems and short stories in national and international journals and Anthologies of poetry and short story. She has participated in many virtual poetry festivals and recently participated in Panorama International Literature Festival, 2020 and The Online Bharati Festival, 2020. She published two poetry books named “A little Piece of Melancholic Sky”,in 2020, thelandscape of her poems and “Many Shades Of Love”, 2021. Her another international Anthology named “May Love Heal The World”is under publication. Her poems are translated in to Greek, Manipuri, Italian, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish, Chinese and published in magazines of Turkey and China too. She can be reached at misna.thangjam@gmail.com

Tongbram Amarjit Singh was born at Thanga, Manipur, one of the northeastern states of India. He is the founder member of Sahitya Thoupang Lup, Imphal and LoktakKhorjeiLup, Thanga and has been associated with many literary organizations in Manipur. He is the recipient of Dharambir Literary Award from the Cultural Forum Manipur for young creative writing, 2018. He has participated in many poets’ meet both within and outside the state.

The foreword is written by Dr. Santosh Bakaya.

Four authors with a Dutch mother tongue also contributed poems, translated into English: Hannie Rouweler, Agron Shele, Marion de Vos-Hoekstra and Job Degenaar.