Usha Kishore is an award winning, Indian born British poet and translator from the Sanskrit. Kishore s poetry has been published in journals in the UK, US, India, Ireland, Europe and Australia and has been anthologised by Macmillan, Hodder Wayland, Oxford University Press (all UK) and Harper Collins India. Kishore s poetry has won prizes in UK and Irish poetry competitions, has been part of international projects, and features in the British Primary and Indian Middle School Syllabus. Kishore s first collection, On Manannan s Isle, won an Isle of Man Arts Council Award and a Culture Vannin Award and was published in the UK in 2014 by dpdotcom. A book of translations from the Sanskrit, entitled Translations of the Divine Woman, is forthcoming from Rasala Books, India.