The Wise Owl interviews Arundhathi Subramaniam, an eminent poet, prose writer, arts critic, anthologist, performing arts curator and poetry editor. She is the award-winning author of thirteen books of poetry and prose, which include poetry volumes, Love Without a Story and Where I live, a book of essays on contemporary women on sacred journeys, Women Who Wear Only Themselves, The Book of Buddha, When God is A Traveller etc. Her other work includes the acclaimed sacred poetry anthology, Eating God and the bestselling biography of a mystic, Sadhguru: More Than a Life.
She is the recipient of various awards and fellowships, including the Sahitya Akademi Award, the inaugural Khushwant Singh Prize, the Raza Award for Poetry, the Zee Women’s Award for Literature, the International Piero Bigongiari Prize in Italy, the Mystic Kalinga award, the Charles Wallace and Homi Bhabha Fellowships, among others. Her volume of poetry, When God is a Traveller (2014) was the Season Choice of the Poetry Book Society, shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.