Satendra Nandan

Gandhianjali Celebrates 150th Anniversary Of Mahtama Gandhi
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Gandhianjali Celebrates 150th Anniversary Of Mahtama Gandhi

It also includes Mr Nandan’s much-acclaimed keynote Public Lecture at the National Press Club in Canberra on the...

Opinion: Nip In Bud Those Who Propagate Hatred In Name Of Faith
Opinion

Opinion: Nip In Bud Those Who Propagate Hatred In Name Of Faith

  The world is what it is’, wrote one of my favourite novelists. But of course, we shouldn’t take a work of...

OPINION: A Generation Remembered
Opinion

OPINION: A Generation Remembered

I was reading a short story when I received a book, ‘an enthralling autobiography’. The short story is ‘Toba T...

Australia Day And Our Fijian Constitution
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Australia Day And Our Fijian Constitution

January 26 is designated Australia Day on the island continent –one of the most stable, multicultural, modern ...

GIFTS From A Teacher: 2018
SUNCITY

GIFTS From A Teacher: 2018

Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. His sixth volume of poems, Gandhianjali, will  be published on 15 May, ...

SEASON’S GREETINGS: HOW GREEN IS MY VILLAGE
Opinion

SEASON’S GREETINGS: HOW GREEN IS MY VILLAGE

Suddenly last month I received an invitation from London to attend the CIVICUS conference being held in Fiji at Univ...

A Concert of Memories
NATION

A Concert of Memories

In 1995 an anthology of World Writing in English, edited by Professor Victor J Ramraj, was published in Canada. The ...

Faces in a Village: Satendra Nandan’s First Book
Opinion

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....

Faces in a Village: Satendra Nandan’s First Book
Opinion

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 En...

Mantras for Midnight’s Grandchildren:
Opinion, WEEKEND

Mantras for Midnight’s Grandchildren:

In the universe of fake news, Trumpism and tweets, and other varieties of velleities, one wonders whether one is liv...

Opinion: Climate Consciousness Through Poetry
WEEKEND

Opinion: Climate Consciousness Through Poetry

Satendra Nandan’s fourth book of essays, Dispatches From Distant Shores, and sixth volume of poems ,Across the Sev...

CLIMATE CONSCIOUSNESS
WEEKEND

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...

The Hurts History
WEEKEND

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 so...

The Hurts History, The Hope Of Poetry
Opinion

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...

A Great Read from Distant Shores
WEEKEND

A Great Read from Distant Shores

Dispatches from Distant Shores, eloquently written and extremely readable, is a collection of essays on current affa...

The Writer-Artists in Society
Opinion

The Writer-Artists in Society

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

Some Meditations On  The Month Of May
Sunvoice

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...

The Loneliness In Loss
Opinion

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 nothing compared to ...

A Leader Carries The Faith Of The People
Sunvoice

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” ...

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

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” ...

The Search For Freedom, Equality, Citizenship
Sunvoice

The Search For Freedom, Equality, Citizenship

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

The Gifts from an Orchard
Opinion

The Gifts from an Orchard

A  short story from Satendra Nandan’s forthcoming collection, Ashes and Waves.  His two books, Dispatches From D...

Goodbye To A  Gracious President
Opinion

Goodbye To A Gracious President

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

The Wreckage Of Syria
NATION

The Wreckage Of Syria

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

Literature: Ashes and Diamonds
Opinion

Literature: Ashes and Diamonds

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

Literature: Ashes And Diamonds
Opinion

Literature: Ashes And Diamonds

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

Journey And Sacrifices Of The Girmitiyas
Opinion

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 ...

PART II: MANGOES AND MONKEY BUSINESS
Opinion

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 W...

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