Putul, Nirmala

Nirmala Putul is a young Santali poet, known for her politically and emotionally charged poetry reflecting the experiences of the tribal population, especially Santal tribal women, in the Santali villages of Eastern India. She writes both in Santali and a local dialect of Hindi. She has two collections of poems. Her poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 14. [bio updated 2007]