“I enjoy writing, I love writing, I love being in the process of writing.”
So says Jerry Pinto. One would expect nothing less from a writer who produces fiction, biography, translations and poetry. He has worked as an editor, teacher and journalist, but sees himself as a poet first. His writing flows from a place of keen awareness even combative at times: an awareness of the multilayered landscape he inhabits. He probes these many worlds, layer by layer, with poignancy and with a humane touch.
Kanika Katyal of the Indian Writers Forum spoke to the writer on the courage to say what you want to say.