CHECKMATE reflects on the impossible hopes one harbours over daily despairs. Barisan Chatterjee evokes the universality of human emotions and the simplest forms of expressions to convey the deepest feelings. His poems address a multitude of feelings and states of being that embrace life. The poet’s genuine concern is palpable and leads us to his inspiring voice.
Barisan Chatterjee studied in Manipal, Kolkata and Pune. His first book of poetry was in Bengali and was co-authored by his father. CHECKMATE is his first collection of English poems.