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MEENA KANDASAMY is a poet, writer, activist and translator. She was a writer-in-residence at the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program in 2009, a Charles Wallace India Trust fellow at the University of Kent, and a visiting fellow at Newcastle University in 2011. She was editor of the Dalit, a bi-monthly English magazine. Meena has published two collections of poetry, Touch (2006) and Ms Militancy (2010); a novel, The Gypsy Goddess (2014); and co- authored (with M. Nisar) a biography of Kerala’s foremost Dalit revolutionary, Ayyankali.