Siddharth Dasgupta

Siddharth Dasgupta writes poetry and fiction from lost hometowns and cafés dappled in early morning light. His fourth book—A Moveable East—arrived in early '21. A fifth book and third collection of poetry—All These Streets We've Known By Heart—emerged in October ‘22 via the independent publisher Red River. Siddharth's literature has appeared or is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Prairie Fire, Epiphany, Rogue Agent, Lunch Ticket, Kyoto Journal, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. He serves as Editor, Visual Narratives with The Bombay Literary Magazine, but calls the city of Poona home. You'll find the writer on Instagram @citizen.bliss

And the Moonlight Overthrew You

In a bordello in Burgundy, I finally find god. Mary Magdalene, would you believe, painted by some dead French painter in some dead French dialect. Forgiveness won’t cut it tonight so I pray for happiness instead— that sweet-licked fruit which …

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