Indian poet Abhay K elected as corresponding member of Academy of Letters of Brazil

Indian poet Abhay K elected as corresponding member of Academy of Letters of Brazil

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Category : International Published on: January 30 2023

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  • The Academy of Letters of Brazil (ALB) in a Plenary Session held on January 19, 2023, ratified the election of poet-diplomat Abhay K as a foreign corresponding member of the Academy.
  • Abhay Kumar is a poet-diplomat from India who presently works as the Deputy Director General of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations in New Delhi.
  • Abhay K, even before his arrival as a diplomat in Brazil, edited CAPITALS – an anthology of poems on 185 capital cities of the world (Bloomsbury), which included a poem on Brasilia.
  • ALB is like the French Academy of Letters has 40 active members, who are elected by their peers. The Academy has already had great names in Brazilian Literature in the past such as Ledo Ivo, Almeida Fischer, among others.
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