Poetry: Anthologies

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Shanta has published over 300 poems in literary journals worldwide. Her poems have been anthologized widely, appearing in India, UK and USA.

Her work is featured in:

  1. New Soundings in Postcolonial Writing: Critical and Creative Contours. Essays in Honour of Bruce King edited by Janet Wilson and Chris Ringrose (Brill/ Rodopi, Leiden/Boston; 2016).
  2. The Poet’s Quest for God: 21st Century Poems of Faith, Doubt and Wonder edited by Fr Oliver Brennan and Todd Swift (Eyewear Publishing, UK; 2016).
  3. The Chronicles of Eve edited by Ellie Danak, Sarah Miles, Wendy Pratt (Paper Swans Press, UK; April 2016).
  4. Word Masala Award Winners 2015: An Anthology edited by Yogesh Patel (e-Skylark Publications, UK; 2015).
  5. 100 Great Poems For Children edited by Deepa Agarwal (Red Turtle, Rupa Publications, India; 2015).
  6. World Poetry Yearbook 2014, edited by Dr Zhang Zhi and Lai Tingjie (The Earth Culture Press, China; May 2015).
  7. The Book Of Love & Loss: Poems For Today edited by R V Bailey & June Hall (The Belgrave Press, UK: 2014).
  8. To Catch A Poem: An Anthology for Young People edited by Anju Makhija and Jane Bhandari (Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, India; 2014).
  9. World Poetry Yearbook 2013, edited by Dr Choi Lai Sheung & Dr Zhang Zhi, translated and revised by Prof Zhang Zhizhong and Ms Sophy Chen (The Earth Culture Press, China; June 2014).
  10. The Second Genesis: An Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry edited by Anuraag Sharma ((A.R.A.W.LII, India; 2014).
  11. Wings Over The Mahanadi: Eight Odia-English Poets edited by Manu Dash (Poetrywala, Mumbai; 2014).
  12. Suvarnarekha: An Anthology of Indian Women Poets Writing in English edited by Nandini Sahu (The Poetry Society of India; 2014).
  13. The Dance of The Peacock: An Anthology of English Poetry from India edited by Vivekananda Jha (Hidden Brook Press, Canada; 2013).
  14. The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry edited by Sudeep Sen (HarperCollins, India; 2012).
  15. Out of Bounds: British Black & Asian Poets edited by Jackie Kay, James Proctor and Gemma Robinson (Bloodaxe Books, UK: 2012).
  16. Live Life: The Daydreamer’s Journal – An International Anthology of Short Stories and Poetry for Charity (USA; 2012).
  17. Not Only The Dark: An Anthology to Support the Work of WordAid edited by Nicky Gould and Jo Field (Categorical Books, UK: 2011).
  18. Roots and Wings: An Anthology of Indian Women Writing In English, ed. Annie George and Sandhya S N (Roots & Wings Press, India; 2011).
  19. India in Verse edited by Antara Dev Sen (The Little Magazine, India; 2011).
  20. Soul Feathers: An Anthology to Aid the Work of Macmillan Cancer Support edited by Ronnie Goodyer and Annie Morgan (Indigo Dreams Publishing, UK; 2011).
  21. First Sixty: The Acumen Anthology, edited by Patrica Oxley (Acumen Publications, UK; 2010).
  22. Red: Contemporary Black British Poetry, edited by Kwame Dawes (Peepal Tree Press, UK; 2010).
  23. Unmapped: The Indian Poetry Issue, edited by Sudeep Sen (The Literary Review, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, USA; 2009).
  24. Indian English Women Poets, ed. Anisur Rahmand and Ameena Kazi Ansari (Creative Books, New Delhi, India; 2009).
  25. We Speak in Changing Languages, edited by Anju Makhija and EV Ramakrishnan (Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, India; 2009).
  26. Temba Tupu (Walking Naked) The Africana Woman’s Poetic Self Portrait, edited by Nagueyalti Warren (The Africa World Press/Red Sea Press, Trenton, NJ, USA; 2008).
  27. The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets, edited by Jeet Thayil (Bloodaxe Books, UK; 2008).
  28. Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia & Beyond, edited by Tina Chang, Nathalie Handal, and Ravi Shankar (W.W. Norton and Co, USA; 2008).
  29. Only Connect, ed Gail Ashton and Jan Fortune-Wood (Cinnamon Press, UK; 2007).
  30. Into The Further Reaches: An anthology of Contemporary British Poetry celebrating the spiritual journey, edited by Jay Ramsay (PS Avalon Publishing, UK; 2007).
  31. Images of Women: An Anthology of Poetry by Contemporary Women Poets, edited by Myra Schneider & Dilys Wood (Arrowhead Press, UK; 2006).
  32. Give The Sea Change And It Shall Change: An Anthology Of Indian Poetry In English (1951-2005), edited by Jeet Thayil (Fulcrum, USA; 2005).
  33. The Works 4 edited by Pie Corbett & Gaby Morgan (Macmillan Children’s Books, UK; 2005).
  34. Masala ed by Debjani Chatterjee (Macmillan Children’s Books, UK; 2005).
  35. Velocity: the Best of Apples & Snakes (Black Spring Press, UK; 2003).
  36. In The Company Of Poets, edited John Rety (Hearing Eye, UK; 2003).
  37. Seeing The Wood And The Trees, edited John Haughton and Rosemarie Rowley (Cairde na Coille, Ireland; 2003).
  38. Anthology of British South Asian Poetry, edited Debjani Chatterjee (The Redbeck Press, UK; 2000).
  39. Selected Poems of the United Kingdom, ed Patricia Oxley (Spiny Babbler, Nepal; 2000).
  40. Moving Beyond Boundaries: International Dimensions of Black Women's Writing, ed. Carole Boyce Davies (Pluto Press, UK; 1994).
  41. In Their Own Voice: The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary Indian Women Poets, edited Dr Arlene R.K. Zide (Penguin Books, India; 1993).
  42. Contemporary Indian Poetry, edited Kaiser Haq (Ohio University Press, USA; 1990).
  43. An Anthology of Modern Poetry, ed P. Bandyopadhayay (Oxford & IBH Publishing Co, India; 1977).