The Wise Owl was born on 01st Nov 2021 with the objective of providing a free platform for upcoming poets, writers and artists. It has also been featuring interviews of creative wizards who have acted as creative mentors to literary wannabes. Scroll through our gallery of literary & Artistic greats.
The Wise Owl Wall of Fame
Producer of Oscar Winning Film 'The Power of the Dog', adapted from Thomas Savage's book of the same name.
Father of Indian Photography
An iconic photographer who has been honoured for his achievements and has authored as many as 50 books.
A renowned Writer & Poet
Honoured with awards like the Sahitya Akademi Award, the International Piero Bigongiari Prize and many others.
Currently Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Aarhus, Denmark. Author of several award-winning novels. The Body By the Shore is the latest release.
Honoured with many awards for his poetry collections. His recent release Monsoon won critical acclaim. His latest release is a collection of poems called Stray Poems.
Poet, Musician & Novelist
Lives in Buckinghamshire and is currently Poet-In-Residence at Caught By The River. He was named as one of The Observer’s Top 10 Debut Novelists of 2021 for his debut novel, The Paper Lantern.
Poet, Novelist & Essayist
Currently a Professor of Literature at the University of California, San Diego. Sky Ward, won Ohioana Book Award in Poetry & The Far Mosque, won Alice James Books’ New York Award.
Novelist & Co-founder of Jaipur Literature Festival
Awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award by the India’s National Academy of Letters in 2021 for her novel Things to Leave Behind. Co-founder and co-director of Jaipur Literature Festival with William Dalrymple.
Poet & Literary Arts Advocate
Authored several chapbooks viz. Emissions, Footnote , Almost Famous. Encourages growth of small presses and literary journals that offer a free platform for upcoming poets and writers.
Writer, Lyricist and Librettist
She was ranked as one of The Observer‘s top 10 debut novelists of 2021. Her debut novel, Learwife, was a 2021 Waterstones Book of the Year & was longlisted for the Walter Scott Prize.
His debut novel, The Sound of Water, was longlisted for the inaugural Man Asian Literary Prize 2007. His third novel Bite of the Black Dogs, has been optioned for a feature film
Currently an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of History at City College, Kolkata. Authored 8 poetry collections viz. With Salt And Brine and Scrawls and Scribbles, among others.
Writer, Translator & journalist
Her translated works, Written in Tears won the Best Translation Prize in English from Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, in 2017.
Poet of Japanese Genres & Editor
Multi-award-winning poet of haiku and related genres and the editor-in-chief of The Haiku Reader. Founding editor of Blo͞o Outlier Journal.
Poet & Writer
Award-winning poet and writer from Yorkshire. Author novellas Crossing the Lines and All Our Squandered Beauty, which won the Saboteur Award.
The Singh Twins
British contemporary Artists
Received many awards including an MBE for ‘Services to the Indian miniature tradition of painting within Contemporary Art. & UK Asian Achievers Award
Street Artist & illustrator
He has authored three books on street art viz. Underfoot Menagerie, The Chalk Art Handbook and Chance Encounters.
Kiran Soni Gupta
Artists, Sculptor & Photographer
Her artworks, ‘Pooja Times’ and ‘Shelters,’ were exhibited at the Louvre, Paris in 2012, 2013 and 2017. Also honoured with ‘Indian Iconic Women’s Award.