Anant Kumar, a writer in the German language, was born in Bihar, INDIA. His birthplace is Katihar, where his father, Prof. Major Rotarian Rajendra Prasad served in the Indian Army.

He studied German, French and Geography in New Delhi at Jawaharlal Nehru University (B.A. in German) before coming to Germany. Between 1992 and 1999, he studied German Literature and Linguistics. He wrote his Master’s Thesis on the epic MANAS of Alfred Doeblin at the University of Kassel, Germany. Besides regular contributions to literary magazines and periodicals, he is the author of ninteen books of poetry and prose in German. He has received several contemporary German literature awards and is a member of German Writers’ Association. http://www.anant-kumar.de / anant_kumar@gmx.de or anant_kumar@web.de

This English translation is done primarily by German professor, Dr. Marilya Veteto Reese (Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff-AZ, USA).


Anant & Marilya have published their anthology “STORIES without BORDERS”.

In this blog, Marilya & Anant will present parts of their work, i.e. Prose (Fiction & Non Fiction) and Poetry on a weekly basis.



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