புதிய கலோஸஸ் or The New Colossus, translated into Tamil by Geetha Sukumaran.
As a Tamil poet and translator, and a Bay Street job holder, I constantly traverse between worlds in which I partially erase one identity and create another; this process is continuous as my travel between the spaces I inhabit is endless. In the process, my identity is interwoven in the movement between the terrains of finance, funds, words, silence, and tongues. My poetry negotiates my multiple selves filled with memories, spices, languages, and experiences while my translations move wounds, scars, and resistance from one border to another, from there to here and here to there.
A doctoral student at York University, Geetha Sukumaran published Tharkolaikku parakkum panithuli (translations of Sylvia Plath's poems into Tamil), the poetry collection Otrai pakadaiyil enchum nampikkai (The Hope that Remains in a Single Die), and an English translation of Ahilan's Then There Were No Witnesses (2018). She received the SPARROW R Thyagarajan award for her poetry.
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