Hoshang Merchant - Teacher, Poet and Critic

Teacher, Poet and Critic

Since the mid-80s, Hoshang Merchant has made his home in Hyderabad, where he teaches English at University of Hyderabad.

He has written 13 books of poetry, and two critical studies. He edited India's first gay anthology Yaraana: Gay Writing from India.

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