Indran Amirthanayagam is a poet, editor, publisher, translator, YouTube host, and diplomat. He produced a unique record in 2020, publishing three books written in three different languages. He writes in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Haitian Creole. His twenty-three books include The Elephants of Reckoning, which won the Paterson Prize. In music, he recorded Rankont Dout. He edits Beltway Poetry Quarterly, writes for Haiti en Marche and El Acento, and has received numerous fellowships. He is the IFLAC World Poet of 2022. He hosts The Poetry Channel. Indran and Sara Cahill Marron publish at Beltway Editions. Amirthanayagam’s Powet Nan Po A (Poet of the Port) will appear in January 2024. Amirthanayagam has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Learn more by visiting Indran's website.
Image Description: Indran looks forward at the camera and smiles. He stands slightly facing the right with sunbeams and bright green leaves behind him. He wears a white collared shirt with a black, narrow-brimmed hat. Indran is on the grounds of Punahou School in Honolulu, where he spent his high school years after arriving in the United States.