teaching with which he had experimented before going abroado In the same year, his third volume of poems, called The Thirds was published by The Strand Book Shop, Bombay He worked as general manage^ for Chemould, a picture frame manufacturing company, for one year, and wrote the poems of The Unfinished Man^ in 1959, in the office and factory of Chemouldo The book was published by Waiters Workshop, Calcutta, in 1960c
He joined the books monthly. Imprint, when it was founded in 1961, and chiefly wrote its entire reviews section for almost seven years, which established his reputation as a forthright critiCo In June 1961, he returned to the academic life as Professor of English and Head of the English Department, Mithibai College of Arts, Bombay, where he remained till June 1972c He worked for three years (1964-66) as art critic of The Times of India. As Visiting Professor (January-June 1964), he delivered lectures on Indian writing in English at the University of Leedsc The Exact Name, his fifth volume of poems, was published by Writers Workshop, Calcutta, in 1965. During 1966-67, he edited Poetry India, a quarterly, and brought out six issues,
He has taken an active part in the work of the Indian Po Eo No, having served on its executive committee for more than a decadeo He was its secretary from 1963 to 1966 and from 1968 to 1972, and edited two Po E. N. conference votumeSo Since August 1972, he is the joint executive editor of
The Indian P E. N.
He visited America again in March 1967, gave readings from his own poetry, lectured at various colleges and universities on a variety of literary themes, and delivered a course of five lectures on Indian writing in English at the University of ChicagOc In April 1967, he took LSD for the first time, and went on twenty-four trips till the end of 1972. In 1969, the Writers Workshop, Calcutta, published his Three Plays. During 1969-72, he conducted a course in art appreciation ten lectures), eight times, for the Jo J. School of A^t and othe*^ institutions In 1973, he conducted a series of ten programs in art appreciation for Bombay television Last year, he received invitation from the U S Government to tour the U.S, for a month, which he did in November ^9^4 He "s represented in several anthologies fo Commonwealth poetry, published in U,K and the UoSo during the last twelve yearSo
At present, Mr Ezekiet is Reader in the Department of English, Bombay University He is member of the General Council, Lalit Kala Akademi, and Sahitya Akademi -- India's national academies of art and literature. He lectu^s, writes and broadcasts extensively on literature and art. He has two daughters and a son