Poetry: Anthologies

Anthologies - 01

Anthologies 01

Anthologies - 02

Anthologies 02

Anthologies - 04

Anthologies 04

Shanta has published over 300 poems in literary journals worldwide. Her poems have been anthologized widely, appearing in India, UK and USA.

Her work is featured in:

  1. The Dance of The Peacock: An Anthology of English Poetry from India edited by Vivekananda Jha (Hidden Brook Press, Canada; 2013)
  2. The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry edited by Sudeep Sen (HarperCollins, India; 2012).
  3. Out of Bounds: British Black & Asian Poets edited by Jackie Kay, James Proctor and Gemma Robinson (Bloodaxe Books, UK: 2012).
  4. Live Life: The Daydreamer’s Journal – An International Anthology of Short Stories and Poetry for Charity (USA; 2012).
  5. Not Only The Dark: An Anthology to Support the Work of WordAid edited by Nicky Gould and Jo Field (Categorical Books, UK: 2011).
  6. Roots and Wings: An Anthology of Indian Women Writing In English, ed. Annie George and Sandhya S N (Roots & Wings Press, India; 2011).
  7. India in Verse edited by Antara Dev Sen (The Little Magazine, India; 2011).
  8. Soul Feathers: An Anthology to Aid the Work of Macmillan Cancer Support edited by Ronnie Goodyer and Annie Morgan (Indigo Dreams Publishing, UK; 2011).
  9. First Sixty: The Acumen Anthology, edited by Patrica Oxley (Acumen Publications, UK; 2010).
  10. Red: Contemporary Black British Poetry, edited by Kwame Dawes (Peepal Tree Press, UK; 2010).
  11. Unmapped: The Indian Poetry Issue, edited by Sudeep Sen (The Literary Review, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, USA; 2009).
  12. Indian English Women Poets, ed. Anisur Rahmand and Ameena Kazi Ansari (Creative Books, New Delhi, India; 2009).
  13. We Speak in Changing Languages, edited by Anju Makhija and EV Ramakrishnan (Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, India; 2009).
  14. Temba Tupu (Walking Naked) The Africana Woman’s Poetic Self Portrait, edited by Nagueyalti Warren (The Africa World Press/Red Sea Press, Trenton, NJ, USA; 2008).
  15. The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets, edited by Jeet Thayil (Bloodaxe Books, UK; 2008).
  16. Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia & Beyond, edited by Tina Chang, Nathalie Handal, and Ravi Shankar (W.W. Norton and Co, USA; 2008).
  17. Only Connect, ed Gail Ashton and Jan Fortune-Wood (Cinnamon Press, UK; 2007).
  18. Into The Further Reaches: An anthology of Contemporary British Poetry celebrating the spiritual journey, edited by Jay Ramsay (PS Avalon Publishing, UK; 2007).
  19. Images of Women: An Anthology of Poetry by Contemporary Women Poets, edited by Myra Schneider & Dilys Wood (Arrowhead Press, UK; 2006).
  20. Give The Sea Change And It Shall Change: An Anthology Of Indian Poetry In English (1951-2005), edited by Jeet Thayil (Fulcrum, USA; 2005).
  21. The Works 4 edited by Pie Corbett & Gaby Morgan (Macmillan Children’s Books, UK; 2005).
  22. Masala ed by Debjani Chatterjee (Macmillan Children’s Books, UK; 2005).
  23. Velocity: the Best of Apples & Snakes (Black Spring Press, UK; 2003).
  24. In The Company Of Poets, edited John Rety (Hearing Eye, UK; 2003).
  25. Seeing The Wood And The Trees, edited John Haughton and Rosemarie Rowley (Cairde na Coille, Ireland; 2003).
  26. Anthology of British South Asian Poetry, edited Debjani Chatterjee (The Redbeck Press, UK; 2000).
  27. Selected Poems of the United Kingdom, ed Patricia Oxley (Spiny Babbler, Nepal; 2000).
  28. Moving Beyond Boundaries: International Dimensions of Black Women's Writing, ed. Carole Boyce Davies (Pluto Press, UK; 1994).
  29. In Their Own Voice: The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary Indian Women Poets, edited Dr Arlene R.K. Zide (Penguin Books, India; 1993).
  30. Contemporary Indian Poetry, edited Kaiser Haq (Ohio University Press, USA; 1990).
  31. An Anthology of Modern Poetry, ed P. Bandyopadhayay (Oxford & IBH Publishing Co, India; 1977).