Gopal's poems won Poetry Society India awards and were translated into Dutch by Kees Klok. Her fiction and poetry were widely anthologised and collected in Six and Free fall and other follies. She died in March 2007 from cancer just weeks after first collection of poems, Last Possibilities of Light, was published by Writer's Workshop, Kolkata.
[ poetry - march 05 ]
[ opinion - december 04 ]
"We do not consider it unnatural that women, in the name of equal rights/opportunities, have become accustomed to killing, maiming, setting landmines..."