Mamta Sagar Biography

Mamta Sagar, is an academic, poet, translator and playwright writing in the Kannada language. She has four collections of poems, four plays, an anthology of column writing, a collection of critical essays on gender, language, literature and culture in Kannada and English and a book on Slovenian-Kannada Literature Interactions to her credit.

A recipient of the Charles Wallace Fellowship 2015 at UK, Mamta Sagar has toured with Mark Gwynne Jones in India and UK on ‘Melding Voices’, the UK Arts Council Funded projects. She has participated in ‘Literature Across Frontiers’, international poetry translation workshops, collaborated with translation activity in many Indian and foreign languages, engaged in collaborative performances with artists and poets, translated poetry and prose into Kannada and English and has been 'Poet in Residence’ with Auropolis, Belgrade, Serbia.