Hemant Divate is a poet, publisher and vice president of a marketing firm. He has been publishing a critically acclaimed poetry quarterly, Abhidhanantar, for the past twelve years. His collection of Marathi poetry was translated into English by noted poet and translator Dilip Chitre English in a volume entitled Virus Alert (a poem from which has been included in this edition). He has won several prestigious awards, including the Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad Award, Kolkata.
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Live Update: A Brief Introduction to New Marathi Poetry
Essay by Sachin Ketkar.
Chautishiparyantachya Kavita. Prabhat Prakashan, Mumbai 2001.
Thambatach Yet Nahi, Abhidhanantar Prakashan, Mumbai, 2005. ISBN: 978-81896-21-04-9
Virus Alert. (Tr. Dilip Chitre). Poetrywala, Mumbai 2003.
hemantdivate.com: Hemant Divate’s webpage.
The Little Magazine
Poem by Hemant Divate translated by Dilip Chitre.
Crimson Feet: A Forum for Creative Labour
Five poems by Hemant Divate translated by Dilip Chitre.
Information on release of Live Update with highlights and remarks.
The Book and the Computer
‘A Goddess in the Works’: Article by Adil Jussawalla on the Devanagari Script and the Internet that quotes Hemant Divate.
Kritya: Poetry in our Time
Poem by Hemant Divate.
Poem by Hemant Divate and bio-note.