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    A Concert of Memories

A Concert of Memories

In 1995 an anthology of World Writing in English, edited by Professor Victor J Ramraj, was published in Canada. The title of the 500-page volume is Concert of Voices. It

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    Faces in a Village: Satendra Nandan’s First Book

Faces in a Village: Satendra Nandan’s First Book

This article is written from memory of the writer as a tribute to those who helped him in publishing his FIRST book. As far as I’m aware, Faces in a

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    Faces in a Village: Satendra Nandan’s First Book

Faces in a Village: Satendra Nandan’s First Book

As far as I’m aware, Faces in a Village, a volume of barely sixty untidy pages, was the first book of poetry in English, by a local writer, that was

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    Mantras for Midnight’s Grandchildren:

Mantras for Midnight’s Grandchildren:

In the universe of fake news, Trumpism and tweets, and other varieties of velleities, one wonders whether one is living in the age of post-truth, post-racial politics or simply post-history

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    Opinion: Climate Consciousness Through Poetry

Opinion: Climate Consciousness Through Poetry

Satendra Nandan’s fourth book of essays, Dispatches From Distant Shores, and sixth volume of poems ,Across the Seven Seas, were launched in Fiji in March this year. When I was

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    CLIMATE CONSCIOUSNESS

CLIMATE CONSCIOUSNESS

When I was in my teens, a teacher gave me a poem to read. The title was ‘LINES: Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey on Revisiting the Banks of

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    The Hurts History

The Hurts History

I was too much in love to worry about politics, but poetry became part of my life, with fragments from Hindi film songs and the Romantic poetry emanating from the

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    The Hurts History, The Hope Of Poetry

The Hurts History, The Hope Of Poetry

    I was too much in love to worry about politics, but poetry became part of my life, with fragments from Hindi film songs and the Romantic poetry emanating

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    A Great Read from Distant Shores

A Great Read from Distant Shores

Dispatches from Distant Shores, eloquently written and extremely readable, is a collection of essays on current affairs by Professor Satendra Nandan. Professor Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. The author considers

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The Writer-Artists in Society

  The Writer-Artists in Society

Satendra Nandan’s latest publications, Dispatches From Distant Shores, and Across the Seven Seas, were launched in March.   These days

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Some Meditations On The Month Of May

  Some Meditations On  The Month Of May

Satendra Nandan’s fourth collection of essays, Dispatches From Distant Shores, was launched at USP, Suva, by Chief Justice, Anthony Gates,

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The Loneliness In Loss

  The Loneliness In Loss

Last year grief has been part of my life as it’s of many lives. I realise that my sorrows are

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A Leader Carries The Faith Of The People

  A Leader Carries The Faith Of The People

Fiji’s leading writer Satendra Nandan’s The Seven Seas and book of essays, “Dispatches from Distant Shores” was released last month.

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Derek Walcott: 1930-2017, A Poet Of Hope And Healing

  Derek Walcott: 1930-2017, A Poet Of Hope And Healing

Fiji’s leading writer Satendra Nandan’s The Seven Seas and book of essays, “Dispatches from Distant Shores” was released last month.

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The Search For Freedom, Equality, Citizenship

  The Search For Freedom, Equality, Citizenship

Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. His fourth book of essays, Dispatches From Distant Shores, will be published this year.

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The Gifts from an Orchard

  The Gifts from an Orchard

A  short story from Satendra Nandan’s forthcoming collection, Ashes and Waves.  His two books, Dispatches From Distant Shores (essays) and

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Goodbye To A Gracious President

  Goodbye To A  Gracious President

Two American Presidents have appealed to my political consciousness: President John Kennedy in the early 1960s; and Barrack Obama half

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The Wreckage Of Syria

  The Wreckage Of Syria

Satendra Nandan’s fifth book of poetry, Across the Seven Seas, will be released in March 2017. His last book published

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Literature: Ashes and Diamonds

  Literature: Ashes and Diamonds

 Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. His forthcoming collection of Fijian Stories, Ashes and Waves, will be published next

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Literature: Ashes And Diamonds

  Literature: Ashes And Diamonds

 Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. His forthcoming collection of Fijian Stories, Ashes and Waves, will be published next

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Journey And Sacrifices Of The Girmitiyas

  Journey And Sacrifices Of The Girmitiyas

Fiji’s leading writer Satendra Nandan is the author of Nadi: Memories of a River (2014),The Loneliness of Islands (2007)), Faces

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PART II: MANGOES AND MONKEY BUSINESS

  PART II: MANGOES AND MONKEY BUSINESS

Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. This is a short story from his collection of Fijian stories, Ashes and Waves,

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Literature: Part I: Mangoes and Monkey Business

  Literature: Part I: Mangoes and Monkey Business

Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. This is a short story from his collection of Fijian stories, Ashes and Waves,

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Voters’ Verdict: An American Anguish

  Voters’ Verdict: An  American Anguish

Fiji’s leading writer Satendra Nandan’s book of essays, Brief Encounters: Literature and Beyond, was published last year.     Seldom,

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A Poetic Award for Mr Tambourine Man

  A Poetic Award for Mr  Tambourine Man

Fiji’s leading writer Satendra Nandan’s long poem ‘Votualevu Junction’ is being published in the November issue of Transnational Literature journal

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The Past Is Simla

  The Past Is Simla

Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. His fourth book of essays, Dispatches from Distant Shores, will be published later this

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Fiji’s Golden Gift

  Fiji’s Golden Gift

  Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. His fourth book of essays, Dispatches from Distant Shores, will be published later

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Writing, Writers and Human Rights

  Writing, Writers and  Human Rights

Fiji’s leading writer Satendra Nandan’s fourth book of essays , Dispatches from Distant Shores, will be published this year. He’s

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OPINION: Identity: Rivers And Trees

  OPINION: Identity: Rivers And Trees

Last Sunday Jyoti and I attended a tree-planting afternoon at the Canberra Arboretum where around 100 forests are being created

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