By Dr. Paramita Mukherjee Mullick
An NCPA Presentation
Do the myriad colours and shapes of the clouds during sunset fill your heart with joy? Do you know some clouds are called ‘social clouds’? In her ninth book, Cloud Nine, Dr. Paramita Mukherjee Mullick finds poetic inspiration in clouds. The collection has 60 poems distributed across five sections—Cumulus, Nimbus, Cirrus, Stratus and Altocumulus. Dr. Mullick’s own sketches accompany some poems to better illustrate the written word. The Bulgarian poet and filmmaker Dobromir Batinkov in his foreword says, “The delicate selection of words and phrases is like gentle music accompanied by the flap of the wings of hummingbirds.”
Dr. Mullick is a scientist, a national scholar and an award-winning poet. She has published nine books. Her poems have been translated into 40 languages and have been widely published in national and international journals and anthologies. She is the President and Initiator of the Mumbai Chapter of the Intercultural Poetry and Performance Library (IPPL). She is also the Cultural Convenor and Literary Coordinator (West India) of the International Society for Intercultural Studies and Research (ISISAR).
A panel discussion by Bina Sarkar Ellias, Dr. Omkar Bhatkar and Meher Pestonji along with the author will be followed by audience participation.
Admission on a first-come-first-served basis.