Selected translations of prose and poetry

Bitter Fruits

Punjabi Translation of a critical essay on legacy of agriculturalist MS Swaminathan by Aditya Bahl Originally published in New Left Sidecar blog on 30 November 2023 Punjabi Translation published in newspaper Nawan Zamana and Punjab Times USA in February 2024 Read the English Original Bitter Fruits. Download the Gurmukhi PDF or English PDF

February 12, 2024

What is to be Done?

Written in January 1970 at the request of Simon Field and Peter Sainsbury for the magazine Afterimage, produced by Peter Whitehead. Published in Afterimage n°1, April 1970. Translated from French by Mo Teitelbaum. We must make political films. We must make films politically. 1 and 2 are antagonist to each other and belong to two opposing conceptions of the world. 1 belongs to the idealistic and metaphysical conception of the world.

September 30, 2022

The Archeology Of War

Punjabi Translation of an essay on Russo-Ukrainian war by Andrey Kurkov Published in newspaper Punjabi Tribune

April 2, 2022

Jodhpur Di Hadd

Punjabi Translation of an Urdu short story by Ali Akbar Natiq Published in Punjabi literary journal Wahga

August 3, 2020