The Indian Ocean is a collection of stories about daily life in places around the Indian Ocean Rim. Dispatches From Kochi is the first instalment – a collection of stories from Kochi in Kerala, India. Written by Robert Wood, this series brings to light the texture and tone of everyday life in this small port town.
As a port city, Kochi is connected to the ocean. Clean Up Day highlights how important it is to look after nature.
"Craft is most important in poetry, as it also is in other genres of writing, and one must keep honing it. Creation demands space, and one must not let this space be violated by any kinds of pressure."