In celebration of our 8th anniversary we have published two mega issues of Live Encounters Magazine and Live Encounters Poetry & Writing – featuring academics, environmentalists, poets, writers, philosophers, painters, photographers and chefs from Chile, USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Germany, Israel, Turkey, Afghanistan, India, China, South Korea, Indonesia, New Zealand and Australia. Kindly share the knowledge. It is free.
Thank you contributors of 2017 from Peru, Chile, USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Germany, Sweden, Portugal, Switzerland, France, Italy, Romania, Israel, Turkey, Afghanistan, India, China, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand for sharing your knowledge with our readers. And to our readers across the world, namasker.
Paulo Coelho, Dr Namrata Goswami, Dr Kate Lister, Masood Khalili, Dr Howard Richards, Professor Ella Habiba Shohat, Dr Shanthie Mariet D’Souza, Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray, Ozlem Warren, Dr Candess M Campbell, Dr. Aman M Hingorani, Dr. Michelle Burgis-Kasthala, Elizabeth Harrop, Kenro Izu, Heidi Kingstone, Kirsty Anantharajah, Vicent Devine, Dr Ashok Sharma, Cauvery Ganapathy, Chaitanya Guttikar, Joo Peter, Donna Mulvenna, Dr Emma Larking, Dr Ivo Coelho, Dr. Debarati Halder, Jill Gocher, Patricia Fitzgerald, Dr Madhumita Das, Dr Parama Sinha Palit, Tom Kilcourse, Stephanie Saldaña, Dr Thomas A Marks, Aneela Zeb Babar, Udayan Dhar, Professor Ipshita Chanda, Professor Mini Chandran, Professor Ganesh N Devy, Roesy, Dr Shoma A Chatterji, Gary Zaetz, Mahmud Khalili, Miriam Isabelle Cherribi, Dr Daya Somasundaram, Hélène Cardona, Angela Patten, Caley O’Dwyer, Charlotte Innes, Cynthia Schwartzberg Edlow, Dorianne Laux, Elena Karina Byrne, Hedy Habra, Helen Harrison, Irene Kyffin, Jack Grady, Perie Longo, Dr Stephen Haven, Cathy Colman, Lorraine Carey, Margaret O’Driscoll, Nasrin Parvaz, Azril Bacal, Michael J Whelan, Colette Nic Aodha, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Colin Dardis, Anni Wilton-Jones, Anne M Carson, Laura J Braverman, Michael Durack, Bob Shakeshaft, Glen Wilson, Maria Miraglia, Geraldine Mills, Tobi Alfier, Amy Newlove Schroeder, Richard James Allen, Hongri Yuan, M L Williams, Ian Watson, Brian Kirk, Susan Condon, Doreen Duffy, Mark Ulyseas, Dr Greta Sykes, Dr Margi Prideaux, Sholeh Wolpé, Joachim Matschoss, Niall Cahir, Phil Lynch, Thomas McCarthy, Dr Robyn Rowland AO, Maria Wallace, Jim Meirose, Laura Solomon, John W Sexton, Daniel Wade, Donna Prinzmetal, Loretta Collins Klobah, Alex Skovron, Professor Kevin Brophy, Susan Hawthorne, John Foulcher, Jane Williams, Anca Mihaela Bruma, Alice Kinsella, Anton Floyd, Carl Scharwath, Jim Burke, Nasrin Parvaz, Arthur Kayzakian, Bernadette Gallagher, David Morgan, James Martyn Joyce, Putu Yudana, Gerard Sexton, Jennifer Shutek, Emma Barone for the stunning cover artworks for Live Encounters Poetry & Writing.
Cheers to Founding Contributors Terry McDonagh and Randhir Khare.
Thank you Smrithi Sudhakaran and Merin Jose of SAGE Publications India.
Salaam to Mikyoung Cha memsahib for her support.
A special thanks to Sarita Kaul for her fabulous continued support since the inception of the magazine in December 2009.
Merry Christmas and a peaceful New Year to all.
Om Shanti Shanti Shanti Om