Uzma Falak

Uzma Falak is a native of Kashmir. Her poetry has been featured in Gossamer: An Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry, What the Jaguar Knows, We Cannot Know, The Electronic Intifada, The Palestinian Chronicle, Cultural Anthropology, Kindle Magazine, Kafila, Cerebration and Kashmir Lit.  Integrating creative practice and research, she is currently pursuing her practice-based PhD in New Delhi. She also blogs for Oxford-based New Internationalist. 

For Mnemosyne

Two poems

Nov 15, 2016

Kashmir: A metaphor of pain (part 2)

Stories through paintings and poetry.

Jun 29, 2016

Kashmir: A metaphor of pain

Stories through paintings and poetry.

Jun 28, 2016

In search of lost time

A chronicle of a Kashmiri man acquitted after more than 18 years of incarceration.

Sep 12, 2015

Chronicle from an attic window

A people’s account of surviving the Kashmir floods.

Sep 30, 2014

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