Bio

Sarita Jenamani was born in Cuttack, Orissa. She studied Economics and Management Studies in India and Austria. She writes in English, Hindi as well as in Oriya, her mother tongue. She is the author of three books of poetry. Her poems are translated into German, Rumanian, Urdu and Arabic. She has been published in a number of anthologies and literary journal including the prestigious PEN international. She has translated Rose Auslaener into Hindi for which she received a scholarship from The Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria. She received many writers fellowship in Germany as well as in Austria including ‘’Künstlerdorf Schöppingen’’and Heinrich Böll foundation. Presently she is living and working in Vienna. She is a member of Austrian chapter of PEN international.

 

 

 

Sarita Jenamani, geb in Cuttack, Indien, studierte Wirtschaft an der Utkal Universität in Orissa und Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt. Die engagierte Feministin publizierte einige mehrfach ausgezeichnete Gedichtbände in Hindi und ihrer Muttersprache Oriya, in die sie zudem zahlreiche Bücher übersetzte (u.a. Kundera, Lorca, Paz, Rose Ausländer). moderierte Radiosendungen auf Radio Orange 94,0 Wien. Zurzeit wohnt und arbeitet sie in Wien.