Three Bestseller by Joygopal Podder

Happy to share that Fingerprint Publishing / ‘Prakash Books’ are also rolling out into shops my earlier titles “Millennium City” and “Superstar” along with my new novel “Chief Minister’s Mistress”. In a few days, book purchasers will get to see all these three crime fiction novels of mine displayed on the shelves of several bookstores. … Read more

Showjumping In Neuendorf

– For the german translation of this article please go to Johntext Switzerland. Thank you – Willi Melliger presented the Concours Neuendorf 2015 this weekend. Every year some of the best showjumpers and their horses join the competitions in Neuendorf / Switzerland. Kai Melliger, Martin Fuchs and Kevin Melliger were part of the competition today … Read more

Cutthroat – A Journal of the Arts

Cutthroat 10th Anniversary A Tribute to Joy Harjo and Linda Hogan is one of the most wondrous and beautiful things that came home from Minnesota with me last week. Link to the book: It’s a special tribute issue to Joy Harjo and Linda Hogan and contains a terrific review by Doug Anderson of ‘I … Read more

chapbooks and manuscripts

A pleasant surprise. Searching for something else (isn’t that always the case?) I found these manuscripts and chapbooks of mine: The Waterfalls of the Broken Sky 1966 (Poem on a page torn out of a notebook) The Jupiter Connection 1966 (My first Novel — long thought lost — wrote it as a school assignment when … Read more

Country Music Award 2015

Remember Lisa-Marie Fischer? The singer who is known for her music videos “On my own”, “Done is Done”, “You’ve got a way with that”… got the German Country Award ! Congratulations! Special Thanks to all Johntext Authors who agreed and helped to support her on their websites: Melissa Studdard​, Ethel Morgan Smith,​ Faraaz Kazi,​ John … Read more

Interview with Jane Hirshfield


Jane Hirshfield

“Poems give us permission to be unsure, in ways we must be if we are ever to learn anything not already known. If you look with open eyes at your actual life, it’s always going to be the kind of long division problem that doesn’t work out perfectly evenly. Poems let you accept the multiplicity and complexity of the actual, they let us navigate the unnavigable, insoluble parts of our individual fates and shared existence.”

See the link below for more of my conversation with Jane Hirshfield at American Microreviews and Interviews.

The Food Truck

Um die deutsche Version dieses Artikels zu lesen, wechseln Sie bitte auf Johntext Switzerland. Vielen Dank. Ömer’s Imbiss The last months I made new friends and strengthened existing friendships. One who is close to my heart is Ömer. Since I met Ömer five months passed. We are friends now. A friend in need is a … Read more

Motionpoem Film Debut

Amy King wrote: My woman’s Motionpoem film will debut Thursday night & then we will dance until the roof is on fire! The film is an interpretation of Melissa Studdard ‘s “I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast” – will you tap dance with us? Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext … Read more

Interviewing poet Chard DeNiord for Tiferet Talk Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext. Visit her personal homepage and find out about events and her books and contact her on!connect More information is available on Wikipedia.


JOYGPAL PODDER POSING WITH ONE OF HIS FOURTEEN BOOKS — ONE OF HIS FIVE BESTSELLERS. THIS IS A PICTURE FROM A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE. THE TITLE SAYS IT ALL. Joygopal Podder is joygopal.podderon Facebook and writes on Contact him on and read latest news about him and his books on … Read more

Anthology About Love

Who all are working on their short story for this wonderful Anthology Book? Submission starting from 1st March… — with Faraaz Kazi and Amol Karambe. Faraaz Kazi is on Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia and Johntext. You can write him here: or on the “contact” – part of his website

Outlook: The House Of Flowers

The following work is ready for publication: The House of Flowers  (novel) has been a finalist for both the William Faulkner & William Wisdom Creative Writing Contest, and the James Jones Creative Writing Contest. Three chapters from the novel have already been published. Professor Ethel Morgan Smith

News From Johntext India

Unglaublich was sich am 05. Februar in Indien abspielte. Johntext Autor Faraaz Kazi war mit seinem Buch The Other Side auf Twitter Trend Nummer Eins – Indienweit! Seit einigen Tagen ist Johntext Autor Joygopal Podder erstmals mit seinem imposanten Werk – 15 Krimis und Thriller in knapp drei Jahren – mit einem Artikel auf … Read more

Two New Authors From India

Shweta Kesari lives in Indore / Madhya Pradesh.  Shweta Kesari is a 2nd year engineering student. She will write for Johntext – literature with purpose to help – on * * * * * Joygopal Podder lives in New Delhi. Joygopal Podder is a published author of 14 books. He will write for Johntext – … Read more

The purpose of Johntext

Yesterday I surfed in the www. Somewhere I read about this planet: “7 continents, 204 countries, 804 islandsI, 7 seas, 7 billions human beings and I am still single… “. Loneliness is one of the big problems for many people! 204 countries. That says to me: There will be altogether much more than 204 authors … Read more