Syam Sudhakar

Syam Sudhakar is a bilingual poet who writes in English and Malayalam. He won the 2022 Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize. He was chosen from among 114 entries received. His work has been translated into Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Chinese, and French. His six poetry collections include Drenched by the Sun (2013), Slicing the Moon (a bilingual video, 2013), and Avasanathe Kollimeen (The Last Meteor, 2014). He is a lecturer in English Literature at St. Thomas College, Thrissur, and has edited an anthology in English, Shakespeare in the Age of Covid-19: Poems and Flash Fiction by Young Indians (2020), and four anthologies in Malayalam. 

Speaker @ HLF 2023


3:40–4:25 pm

28 Jan HLF 2023 - Day 2

Kaavya Dhaara | Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize Session

Mani Rao, Syam Sudhakar
(Moderated by Aparna Rayaprol and the Department of English, University of Hyderabad)

IIL Hall

2:00–2:45 pm

29 Jan HLF2023 - Day 3

Kaavya Dhaara | Poetry Reading (Multilingual)

Bharti Kapadia/Bhadrakant Zaveri, Gopika Jadeja, Syam Sudhakar, Umesh Solanki