Elephants & Laughter… Click here to read.
Keith Lyons introduces us to Kenny Peavy, an author, adventurer, educator and wilderness first-aider who has travelled far and wide and wishes everyone could connect with the natural world right outside their door. Click here to read.
In Rhys Hughes Unbounded, Hughes, an author and adventurer, tells us about his inclination for comedies. Click here to read
Professor Fakrul Alam translates If Life were Eternal by Jibananada Das from Bengali. Click here to read.
Ratnottama Sengupta translates Bengali poet Michael Madhusudan Dutt’s Bijoya Doushami. Click here to read.
Korean poet Ihlwha Choi translates his own poem, Sometimes Losing is Winning, from Korean. Click here to read.
Give Me A Rag, Please:A short story by Nabendu Ghosh, translated by Ratnottama Sengupta, set in the 1943 Bengal Famine, which reflects on man’s basic needs. Click here to read.
On This Auspicious Day is a translation of a Tagore’s song, Aaji Shubhodine Pitaar Bhabone, from Bengali by Mitali Chakravarty. Click here to read.
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Rhys Hughes, Ryan Quinn Flanagan, Anasuya Bhar, Jay Nicholls, Anuradha Vijayakrishnan, Vernon Daim, Mathangi Sunderrajan, William Miller, Syam Sudhakar, Mike Smith, Pramod Rastogi, Ivan Peledov, Subzar Ahmed, Michael R Burch
In Best Friends, Penny Wilkes takes us for a photographic treat. Click here to read.
Poets, Poetry & Rhys Hughes
In Making Something of Nothing…, Rhys Hughes explores sources of inspirations with a dollop of humour. Click here to read.
Musings/Slices from Life
Munaj Gul writes of how volunteers are engaged in wooing children from poverty stricken backgrounds to school in Turbat, Balochistan. Click here to read.
Ravibala Shenoy ponders over various interpretations of the past in media and through social media. Click here to read.
Meredith Stephens writes of her sailing adventures in South Australia. Click here to read.
Kavya RK finds her fascination for plants flourish in the pandemic. Click here to read.
P Ravi Shankar trots through winters in different parts of the globe. Click here to read.
Ratnottama Sengupta muses as she translates a Tagore’s song. Click here to read.
Musings of a Copywriter
In The New Year’s Boon, Devraj Singh gives a glimpse into the projection of a new normal created by God. Click here to read.
Dramatising an Evolving Consciousness: Theatre with Nithari’s Children
Sanjay Kumar gives us a glimpse of how theatre has been used to transcend trauma and create bridges. Click here to read.
Potable Water Crisis & the Sunderbans
Camellia Biswas, a visitor to Sunderbans during the cyclone Alia, turns environmentalist and writes about the potable water issue faced by locals. Click here to read.
The Malodorous Mountain: A Contemporary Folklore
Sayantan Sur looks into environmental hazards due to shoddy garbage disposal. Click here to read.
Where Sands Drift Back in Time…
Shernaz Wadia explores Western Australia. Click here to read.
The Observant Immigrant
In The Changing Faces of the Family, Candice Louisa Daquin explores the trends in what is seen as a family now. Click here to read.
In Fakir Mohan: A Tribute, Bhaskar Parichha introduces us to Fakir Mohan Senapati, the writer he considers the greatest in Odia literature. Click here to read.
Folklore from Balochistan: The Pearl
Balochi folktales woven into a story and reinvented by Fazal Baloch highlighting the wisdom of a woman. Click here to read.
Steve Ogah takes us to a village in Nigeria. Click here to read.
Neilay Khasnabish shares a story on migrant labours with a twist. Click here to read.
Sushant Thapa writes of real life in Nepal, which at times is stranger than fiction. Click here to read.
Candice Louisa Daquin takes us on a poignant story of longing. Click here to read.
Sohana Manzoor tells a story around the awakening of a young woman. Click here to read.
Among Our People: Devraj Singh Kalsi gives a fictitious account of a common man’s quest for security in a country that is one of the world’s largest democracy. Click here to read.
An excerpt from Shazi Zaman’s Akbar: A Novel of History detailing his interactions with Surdas and Braj. Click here to read.
Excerpts from A Glimpse Into My Country, An Anthology of International Short Stories edited by Andrée Roby & Dr Sangita Swechcha. Click here to read.
Meenakshi Malhotra reviews Somdatta Mandal’s translation of A Bengali Lady in England by Krishnabhabini Das (1885). Click here to read.
Gracy Samjetsabam reviews Anuradha Kumar’s The Hottest Summer in Years. Click here to read.
Rakhi Dalal reviews Selma Carvalho’s Sisterhood of Swans. Click here to read.
Bhaskar Parichha reviews Amit Ranjan’s John Lang; Wanderer of Hindoostan; Slanderer in Hindoostanee; Lawyer for the Ranee. Click here to read.