Contributors / June 2012 (Issue 17)

Joppan George
ImageJoppan George read History in Delhi before reading Film Studies in Kolkata, and it all took a few years of compulsive affinity with the metabolic life of lepisma saccharina that feeds on book leaves. A few of his poems have been published intermittently in college journals and anthologies, at least one of which (reportedly) is still stacked in heaps after going to press because there was not enough money to pay the printer. Occasionally George reads Jose Saramago. And rereads Jose Saramago. Something tells him it is becoming a pathological obsession. At other times he attempts aspirating one-minute-novellas out of thought-bubbles. On regular days he is a graduate student at the Department of History in Princeton University. [Read]

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