Publications

Titles by Surjeet Kalsey

.Latest publication:  Rung Mandla, Poetry

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A Journey of Woman to Woman, Tarlochan Publishers, Chandigarh 2006 The book included more than  20 critical essays on Surjeet Kalsey’s poetry, short story, and drama

Read one of the important article in the book :Feminism In Surjeet Kalsey’s Poetry

https://surjeetkalsey.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/feminism-in-surjeet-kalseys-poetry.pdf

.If you are visiting Apna site then please click:

http://www.apnaorg.com/articles/pdf/Feminism%20In%20Surjeet%20Kalsey’s%20Poetry.pdf

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Following is a complete list and a brief description of Surjeet’s work published in book form. For her works published in anthologies, magazines and on the Internet, please go to the Non-Fiction Page.

For a List of Publications in order of publication date: CLICK ERE

   Colours of  My Heart.Title_2. “Colours of My Heart”- Poems in English

Latest Book of Poetry by Surjeet Kalsey, Chandigarh Tarlochan Publishers, 2011

“Surjeet Kalsey’s Book of Poems ‘Colours of My Heart’ is an introspective perspective of the plight of all women.  Her writing is provocative, hopeful and empowering.”         –    Valerie B.-Taylor

Read more and secure your copy of the book, click here: SomeThoughts_Colours of my Heart

https://surjeetkalsey.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/somethoughts_colours-of-my-heart.pdf

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Katha Teri Meri

A Story: Yours & Mine

A Collection of Short Stories, Tarlochan Publishers Chandigarh 2007

Read Book Review : Aurat De Sarokaran Di Katha_Article_2_ by Sukhinder_Red  https://surjeetkalsey.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/aurat-de-sarokaran-di-katha_article_2_-by-sukhinder_red.pdf

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Naam Tihaaray (In Your Name)

 Poetry (Punjabi),  Rupi Parkashan, Amritsar 2006

 Read Review click here: NaamTiharey_Review_Parminderjit

Rom Rom Vich Jagday Deeway

“Body Illuminates” Poetry (Punjabi)

LokGeet Parkashan, Chandigarh 2005

(See Book Release photos Chandigarh and Review – Hindustan Times, Indian Express and The Tribune Chandigarh )

Book Review by Karam Singh Mann: click here:  RomRomVich_KMann

https://surjeetkalsey.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/romromvich_kmann2.pdf

Also you can visit APNA site and read the article click:  http://www.apnaorg.com/articles/pdf/RomRomVich_KMann.pdf

Mehlin Vasdian Dhian te Hor Natak

Daughters Living Behind the Palace Doors

A Collection of  7 Stage Plays Raghbir Rachana Parkashan, Chandigarh, 2002 All 7 plays have been produced and staged in Vancouver, Surrey, and Abbotsford during 1983 – 2000. These plays have evolved their final shape after their stage performances as most actor/participants went through drama-therapy. See: ‘Natak: Dookh Nivaran Parkirya an Article on therapeutic process of healing)

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Aurat Shabad te Shakti

Woman, Words & Strength Poetry (Punjabi)

Raghbir Rachna Parkashan, Chandigarh 2000

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Satt PraeeyaN

Distant Women Short stories (Punjabi)

Nanak Singh Pustakmala Publications, Amritsar 1994

(See: Book Release photos in Delhi and Review)

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Paunan Nal Guftagoo

Conversation With The Void

Poetry (Punjabi), 2nd edition

Third Eye Publications, London (Ontario) 1989

1st Edition by Raghbir Rachna Parkashan Chandigarh 1979

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Sandscape

Poetry (English)

Third Eye Publications, London (Ontario) 1999

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Foot Prints of Silence

Poetry (English)

Third Eye Publications, London (Ontario) 1988

Foot Prints Of Silence Poetry (in English) has been a part of studies in Comparative Literature at York University, Toronto.

Read complete book at Apna.org under English Literature/Poetry

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Speaking to the Winds

Poetry (English)

Third Eye Publications, London (Ontario) 1982

Read complete book at Apna.org under English Literature/Poetry

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EDITED & TRANSLATED:

SHABDAN DI SANJH: KALMAN FRASER VALLE DIYAN

KalamanFraserValley_June2012_3. “ShabdaN Di Sanjh: Kalman Fraser Valley Diyan”

First Anthology of Punjabi Poetry in Fraser Valley edited by Surjeet Kalsey

includes poetry of 22 poets members of Punjabi Sahit Sabha Abbotsford

Tarlochan Publishers Chandigarh 2011

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Shabdan di ChhanveynUnder the Shade of Words Collected Poetry of Sawraj Kaur

Compiled and Edited by Surjeet Kalsey with comprehensive introduction

Tarlochan Publishers Chandigarh 2010

Included Sawraj Kaur’s  four Punjabi poetry books

Read Book Review by Dr. Rajwant Kaur Mann “Preet”

Glimpses Of Twentieth Century Punjabi Poetry

An  Anthology in English Translation Included poetry of 55 Punjabi poets from Canada, India, England, America, Pakistan, Kenya, Switzerland, and Sweden.   (An Article on Apna.org “Canadian Punjabi Literature In English Translation” by Surjeet Kalsey; An Introduction by Late Prof. Michael Bullock )

Tarlochan Publications Chandigarh 2nd edition 2010; Ajanta Books International Delhi 1st edition 1994

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Shadows of the Past

 Selected poetry of Dr. Gurumel Sidhu edited and translated into English by Surjeet Kalsey, Rainbird Press 2007.  Read complete book at Apna.org under English Literature/Poetry

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 Aks-e-Barmala, Gurmukhi

Script Conversion and Editing Selected Urdu Poetry of Urdu Poet Zahid Laeeq, in Gurmukhi Script, International Shahpara Publications, 2007

(See book review and Award on Aks-e- Barmala Gurmukhi)

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz da Kav Sagar

A collection of Faiz’s 5 books of Urdu poetry in Gurmukhi transliteration Compiled & Edited by S. Kalsey, Lipiantar script reading by M.Singh. Raghbir Rachna Parkashan Chandigarh 2003

FAIZ IN GURMUKHI: Click to read Faiz’s poetry in Gurmukhi Lipi: Faiz_Kav_Sagar  https://surjeetkalsey.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/faiz_kav_sagar.pdf

FAIZ DA KAV SAGAR 

included 5 Urdu Poetry Books of Faiz Ahmed Faiz:
1. Naqsh-e-faryadi
2. Dast-e-Saba
3. Zinda-Nama
4. Dast-e-Tahe-Sangh
5. Sham-e-Shahr-e-YaraN

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Identical Study of Mohan Singh & Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Comparative and literary study of  Punjabi Poet Prof. Mohan Singh & Urdu Poet Prof. Faiz Ahmed Faiz – Romanticism to Realism, Raghbir Rachana Parkashan/Tarlochan Publishers Chandigarh 2003

Read sample of their poetry and comparison in themes, click here: TwoPoets_Mohan_Faiz 

https://surjeetkalsey.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/twopoets_mohan_faiz.pdf

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Contemporary Literature in Translation

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Special Punjabi Issue, Spring 1977, as a Guest Editor,  edited and translated Punjabi Special Issue upon the request from its Editor, Andreas Schroeder. This issue included the works of more than twenty five Punjabi writers such as:  Puran Singh, Amrita Pritam, Mohan Singh, Kartar S. Duggal, Harbhajan Singh, Shiv Kumar, Gurdial Singh, Santokh S. Dhir, Tara Singh, S.S. Misha, Ajit K0ur, Jagtar, Surjit Pattar, Minder, and Pash from India;12 poets from Canada. This serves as the first introduction of Punjabi Canadian literature to English speaking audience.

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The Toronto South Asian Review, Punjabi Literature In Canada Volume 2, No.1 Spring 1983, and wrote along with M.G. Vassanji Canadian Punjabi Literature — An Introduction to this section of literature pp.47-54 (8 pages), English Translations pp. 55-99(44pages) included 15 writers from Canada.  TSAR Publication Toronto.

Watno Dur, (Punjabi), Special Women Issue edited.May-June 1981.

RESEARCH PAPERS AND ARTICLES PRESENTED IN CONFERENCES & PUBLISHED

Canadian South Asian Literature, S.Kalsey & M.G. Vassanji, 1983

Canadian Punjabi Short Story, for the First Punajbi Conference, 1987.

Canadian Punjabi Theatre Women’s Perspective & Drama Therapy, 1992

‘Natak: Dookh Nivaran Parkirya an Article on therapeutic process of healing’

Candian Punjabi Literature: new context, Prince George Conference 2003

‘Canadian Punjabi Literature Focused on Women Writers’ 2009

‘Canadian Punjabi Literature In English Translation’ 2010

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Literary Reviews of critics on Surjeet Kalsey’s creative works:

Aurat ToN Aurat Tak Da Safar

A Journey of Woman to Woman, Tarlochan Publishers, Chandigarh 2006. The book included more than 20 critical essays on Surjeet Kalsey’s poetry, short story, and drama

SURJEET KALSEY’S WORKS HAVE BEEN INCLUDED IN SEVERAL ANTHOLOGIES AND MAGAZINES IN CANADA AND INDIA:

some are the following:

Shakti’s Words –An Anthology of South Asian Canadian Women’s Poetry, ed. Diane McGifford and Judith Kearns, TSAR Publications Canada, 1990.

Words We Call Home, An anthology of Creative Writing Department, UBC writers,ed.  Linda Svendsen, UBC Press, 1990.

Her Mother’s Ashes and Other Stories by South Asian Women Writers in Canada and the United States, ed. Nurjehan Aziz, TSAR Publications Canada, 1994.

Another Way To Dance, An Anthology of South Asian Canadian Fiction ed. Cyril Dabydeen, TSAR Publications Canada, 1996.

The Whistling Thorn –An Anthology of South Asian Canadian Fiction, ed. Suwanda Sugunasiri, Mosaic Press Oakville-Buffalo, 1994.

Voices Of Change: Immigrant Writers Speak Out, compilation of interviews with immigrant writers; ed. Jürgen Hesse, Pulp Press, Vancouver, 1990.

Immigrant Experiences, ed. Dom Saliani, Harcourt Brace Canada, 1995.

Shabdan Di Sanjh: Kalman Fraser Valley Diyan, an anthology of Punjabi poetry of members of Punjabi Sahit Sabha Abbotsford, Tarlochan Publishers Chandigarh 2011

Glimpses Of Twentieth Century Punjabi Poetry, Ajanta International Press, New Delhi 1994

Adhunik Punjabi Kav Suran, A Collection of Modern Punjabi Poetry edited by Jasbir Singh Ahluwalia and Gurcharan S. Arshi Punjabi Acedemy New Delhi

Parvasi Punjabi Kahani, A collection of short stories edited by S.P. Singh, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar 1994 (4th Edition 2004)

Between the Two Worlds, Parvasi Punjabi Short Stories, edited and translated by S.P. Singh,Guru Nanak Dev University,  Amritsar 2004

Parvasi Punjabi Sahit Sandharbh Kosh, Compiled and edited by Harchand Singh Bedi, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar 2005

Pichaley Dahakey Di Punjabi Kavita, Punjabi Poetry of the Last Decade edited by Dr. Sutinder Singh Noor Delhi University

Munch Katha, acollection of short stories by the members of Punjabi Literary Forum Vancouver (Punjabi Lekhak Munch Vancouver).

Surjeet’s works published in many magazines and newspapers in Canada and India:

Surjeet’s poetry, short stories and English translations of other Punjabi writers have published in a number of issues of Toronto South Asian Review (Toronto), Canadian Fiction Magazine (Canada), and Contemporary Literature In Translation (Canada)

Surjeet’s poetry, short stories and articles have been frequently published during seventies and eighties in the Watno Dur (discontinued);  her works have been published in Sanjha Aakash, Sanwad, Indo-Canadian Time, Asia Times, Parwasi, and Punjabi Patrika (Canada).

Aarsee, Muhandra, Aakhar, Aks, Jan Sahit, Jagriti, Nawan ZamanaThe Tribune, Hindustan Times, (India) and Saanjh, Urdu/Punjabi (Pakistan)

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How to find some of her works :

6.1. Confined By The Threads, short story, p.140-142, Canadian Fiction Magazine TRANS1, No.20a, Spring 1976.

6.2. Mirage In The Cave, short story, p.126-130, Canadian Fiction Magazine TRANS2, No.36/37 1980.

6.3. Mirage In The Cave, short story, p. 53-57, Toronto South Asian Review, 1983, No. 1, Vo.1, p.

6.4. Migratory Birds, poetry, p. 161, Home And Homeland, 1993.

6.5.  Migratory Birds, poetry,  p. 11, Immigrant Experiences, ed. Dom Saliani,Harcourt Brace Canada, 1995.

6.6. Speaking To the Winds, poetry, p. 38, Shakti’s Words –An Anthology of South Asian Canadian Women’s Poetry, ed. Diane McGifford and Judith Kearns, TSAR Publications Canada, 1990,

6.7. …And He Spoke, p. 38 (same as 6.6.)

6.8. She And He -2, p. 39 (same as 6.6.)

6.9. Migratory Birds, p. 40 (same as 6.6.)

6.10. From ‘Siddhartha Does Penance Once Again’, p. 41-42 (same as 6.6.)

6.11. Voices of the Dead, p.43 (same as 6.6.)

6.13. Transcending a Statue, p. 44 (same as 6.6.)

6.14. I Want My Chaos Back, p. 45   (same as 6.6.)

6.15. Breaking the Silence, p. 46 (same as 6.6.)

6.16. Eclipse, p. 48 (same as 6.6.)

6.17. Siddhartha Does Penance Once Again, poetry, p. 203-205, Words We Call Home, ed. Linda Svendsen, UBC Press, 1990,

6.18. Crossing The Threshold, short story, p.85-89 Her Mother’s Ashes and Other Stories by South Asian Women Writers in Canada and the United States, ed. Nurjehan Aziz, TSAR Publications Canada, 1994.

6.19. Voices of the Dead, poetry, p. 99, Another Way To Dance, ed. Cyril Dabydeen, TSAR Publications Canada, 1996.

6.20. Against The Wave, p. 100.  (same as 6.19)

6.21. An Eclipse, p.102.   (same as 6.19)

6.22. Missing Basis, p. 103.  (same as 6.19)

6.23. Mirage In The Cave, short story, p.65-69, The Whistling Thorn –An Anthology of South Asian Canadian Fiction, ed. Suwanda Sugunasiri, Mosaic Press Oakville-Buffalo, 1994.

6.24. Siddhartha Does Penance Once Again, poetry, p. 36 & 37, Contemporary Literature In Translation, 1977 Number 26.

6.25. Speaking To the Winds, p.86, Collage-1, Collage-2, p.87 & 88, poetry,

Glimpses Of Twentieth Century Poetry – An Anthology of 55 Punjabi Poets, ed. and translated Kalsey S., Intermedia Press 1979, 2nd time by Ajanta International Press, Delhi 1994.

6.26. Dukhwa Main Kasey Kahun, short story, Parvasi Punjabi Kahani, An Anthology of Punjabi Short Stories, ed. S.P. Singh, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, 1994.

6.27. To Whom Shall I Tell My Sorrow, short story, p.124-132, Between the Two Worlds – An Anthology of Punjabi Short Stories (English), ed. and translated by S. P. Singh, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, 2004.

6.28. Yethey Suraj Charan Di Udeek Nahin Koyee Karda, p.29, Saman Jad Nabzan Vich Thahar Janda Hai, p.30-31, poetry, Man Pardesi Jay Thia, an Anthology of Punjabi poetry members of Punjabi Writers Forum Vancouver, BC, edited by Rampuri, Kalsey, Sufi. 1999.

6.29. Parwasi Aurat Di Diary, (A Diary of An Immigrant Woman) p.107-125, long story, Munch Katha, An Anthology of Short Stories of members of Punjabi Writers Forum, Vancouver, 2002.

6.30. Interview: Surjeet Kalsey, p. 63-79, Voices Of Change: Immigrant Writers Speak Out, ed. Jürgen Hesse, Pulp Press, Vancouver, 1990.

6.31. Canadian Punjabi Literature-An Introduction by Surjeet Kalsey & M.G. Vassanji, p. 47-54, Toronto South Asian Review, Spring 1983, No. 1, Vo.2.

6.32. Siddhartha Does Penance Once Again, poetry, p. 75-76, Incomplete Beings, …And He Spoke, p. 76, Toronto South Asian Review, Spring 1983, No. 1, Vo.2.

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2 Responses to “Publications”

  1. Ali Babar Says:

    Dear Surjeet Kalsey’
    sat sri akal’
    I am a Revolutionary Punjabi Poet from Punjab,Pakistan.My first Poetry book of Punjabi Ghazals is publishing soon in shamukhi script by Sanjh Publicatiom Lahore.
    For vast understanding ,i want to publish my book named ‘Chup To’n Baad’ in Gurmukhi Script. can you translate my book into Gurmukhi script? Kindly guide me.
    Truely,
    Ali Babar
    00923016800941

  2. Two New Blogs on Punjabi Art and Culture « Uddari Weblog Says:

    […] Poet/Playwright Surjeet Kalsey’s blog at https://surjeetkalsey.wordpress.com offers comprehensive information on her literary work accomplished in the last two-three decades. She is the author of over 20 titles in English and Punjabi including collections of poetry, short fiction, literary criticism, anthologies and translations. View Publications page. […]


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