Satis Shroff reads two poems from his book ‘Im Schatten des Himalaya.’ The two poems are: A Gurkha Mother and Summertime. Enjoy the read..
Satis Shroff is based in Freiburg (poems, fiction, non-fiction) and also writes on ecological, ethno-medical, culture-ethnological themes. He has studied Zoology and Botany in Nepal, Medicine and Social Sciences in Germany and Creative Writing in Freiburg and the United Kingdom. He describes himself as a mediator between western and eastern cultures and sees his future as a writer and poet. Since literature is one of the most important means of cross-cultural learning, he is dedicated to promoting and creating awareness for Creative Writing and transcultural togetherness in his writings, and in preserving an attitude of Miteinander in this world. He lectures in Basle (Switzerland) and in Germany at the Academy for Medical Professions (University Klinikum Freiburg). He has also worked at the Center for Key Qualifications University of Freiburg, as a Lehrbeauftragter for Creative Writing and Scientific English. Satis Shroff was awarded the German Academic Exchange Prize. He was also awarded the Social Engagement Prize by Green City Freiburg and was nominated by Stadt Freiburg for the German Social Engagement Prize, Berlin.