On reading Geography of Tongues, I felt I was looking at a new world, rain-washed and young, yet bi-focal. Shikha Malaviya’s lines ricochet from the suddenness of the reality that seems to encounter her. This is quicksilver, effervescent poetry, borne headlong on a strong impulse.

KEKI N. DARUWALLA, Poet & Sahitya Akademi Award Winner