Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Getting to Know You – Poet Ritu Bhathal

Get to know author Ritu Bhathal from this post on the Smorgasbord Invitation blog.

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Welcome to the Sunday interview and this week my guest is poet Ritu Bhathal who I enjoyed meeting at last year’s Bloggers Bash in London. And it was fantastic to be there when she won the Best Overall Blog Award 2017. You can find out more about her debut poetry collection Poetic Rituals later in the post.

Before we find out which questions Ritu has chosen to respond to, here is a little bit about her background.

Ritu Bhathal was born in Birmingham in the mid-1970’s to migrant parents, hailing from Kenya but with Indian origin. This colourful background has been a constant source of inspiration to her.

From childhood, she always enjoyed reading. This love of books is mostly credited to her mother. The joy of reading spurred her on to become creative in her own writing, from fiction to poetry. Winning little writing competitions at school and locally…

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