Daruwalla, Keki N(asserwanji) 1937-

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DARUWALLA, Keki N(asserwanji) 1937-


Born January 24, 1937, in Lahore, Pakistan; married; children: one. Education: Attended Government College (Ludhiana, India); University of the Punjab, M.A.


Agent—c/o Author Mail, Rupa and Co., 7/16 Makhanlal St., Ansari Rd., Daryaganj, New Delhi 110002, India.


Writer. Member of Indian Police Service, 1958—, superintendent of police, 1962—. Gives readings from his works.



Under Orion, Writers Workshop (Calcutta, India), 1970.

Apparition in April, Writers Workshop (Calcutta, India), 1971.

Crossing of Rivers, Oxford University Press (New Delhi, India), 1976.

Winter Poems, Allied (New Delhi, India), 1980.

The Keeper of the Dead, Oxford University Press (New Delhi, India), 1982.

Landscapes, Oxford University Press (New Delhi, India), 1987.

A Summer of Tigers: Poems, Indus (New Delhi, India), 1995.

Night River: Poems, Rupa and Co. (New Delhi, India), 2000.

The Map-Maker: Poems, Ravi Dayal Publisher (Delhi, India), 2002.


Sword and Abyss: A Collection of Short Stories, Vikas (New Delhi, India), 1979.

(Editor) Two Decades of Indian Poetry 1960-1980, Vikas (New Delhi, India), 1980.

The Minister for Permanent Unrest and Other Stories, Ravi Dayal Publishers (Delhi, India), 1996.

India-Born English Poet and Writer Keki N. Daruwalla Reads from His Work, South Asian Literary Recordings Project, 2000.

A House in Ranikhet, Rupa and Co. (New Delhi, India), 2003.



Contemporary Poets, 7th edition, St. James Press (Detroit, MI), 2001.

Inamdar, F. A., editor, Critical Spectrum: The Poetry of Keki N. Daruwalla, Mittal Publications (New Delhi, India), 1991.

Singh, R. A., Keki N. Daruwalla: Assessment as a Poet, Prakash Book Depot (Bareilly, India), 1992.


World Literature Today, autumn, 2000, Sudeep Sen, review of Night River: Poems, p. 783; spring, 2001, John Oliver Perry, review of Night River, p. 317.*

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