We are All Going on a Summer Holiday…Click here to read.
In Conversation with Rinki Roy (daughter of legendary director Bimal Roy) about The Oldest Love Story, an anthology on motherhood, edited and curated by journalist and authors, Rinki Roy and Maithili Rao. Click here to read.
Achingliu Kamei in conversation with Veio Pou, author of Waiting for the Dust to Settle, a novel based on the ongoing conflicts in North-east India. Click here to read.
The Funeral, a satirical skit by Tagore, translated by Somdatta Mandal. Click here to read.
Three Shorter Poems of Jibananda Das have been translated from Bengali by Professor Fakrul Alam. Click here to read.
The Magic Staff , a poignant short story about a Rohingya child by Shaheen Akhtar, translated from Bengali by Arifa Ghani Rahman. Click here to read.
Fakir Khizmil & the Missing Princess, a Balochi Folktale has been translated by Fazal Baloch. Click here to read.
Pie in the Sky is a poem written and translated from Korean by Ihlwha Choi. Click here to read.
Taal Gaachh or The Palmyra Tree, a lilting light poem by Tagore, has been translated from Bengali by Mitali Chakravarty. Click here to read.
This narrative is written by a youngster from the Nithari village who transcended childhood trauma and deprivation. Dhaani has been written in Hindi and translated to English by Kiran Mishra. Click here to read.
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Jared Carter, Sutputra Radheye, Ryan Quinn Flanagan, Antara Mukherjee, David Francis, Alpana, George Freek, Prashanti Chunduri, John Grey, Ashok Suri, Heather Sager, G Venkatesh, Candice Louisa Daquin, Elizabeth Ip, Rhys Hughes, Michael R Burch
Poets, Poetry & Rhys Hughes
In From a Kafkaesque Dream to the Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Rhys Hughes brings out a new strain of tunes that grew out of Jeff Simon’s unusual journey and it continues to persist beyond his life. Click here to read.
Paul Mirabile weaves a story of murder and madness in Madrid of 1970s. Click here to read.
Atreyo Chowdhury spins a tale set in Kolkata. Click here to read.
Shivani Shrivastav writes of an encounter with a mysterious child in Almora. Click here to read.
PG Thomas’s narrative set in Kerala, explores a leader’s old age. Click here to read.
Indrashish Banerjee creates a humanoid scenario where robots take on human roles. Click here to read.
Musings/ Slices from Life
In Memoriam: Star of the Stage Shines on Screen
Ratnottama Sengupta pays a tribute to famed actress, Swatilekha Sengupta (May 1950- June 2021). Click here to read.
Keith Lyons discovers the import and export of desires in Varanasi, one of the oldest cities in the world, beside one of the most revered rivers. Click here to read.
Notes from Japan
In Marathon Blues, Suzanne Kamata talks of pandemic outcomes in Japan in a lighter tone. Click here to read.
Musings of a Copywriter
In Journey of an Ant, Devraj Singh Kalsi explores life from an insect’s perspective. Click here to read.
In Tuning in to Nature, Kenny Peavy tells us how to interact with nature. Click here to read.
Mozid Mahmud explores Kabir and his impact on Tagore, which ultimately led to a translation of the great medieval poet. Click here to read.
Ravi Shankar travels in the freezing cold of Himalayan splendour and shares magnificent photographs of Mt Everest. Click here to read.
The Good, the Bad, and the Benign: Back across Bass Strait
Meredith Stephens shares a photographic and narrative treat from Tasmania. Click here to read.
The Observant Immigrant
In Season’s in the Sun, Candice Louisa Daquin explores what intense positivity can do to people. Click here to read.
Excerpt from Tagore’s Gleanings of the Road, translated by Somdatta Mandal. Click here to read.
Excerpt from Waiting by Suzanne Kamata. Click here to read.
Meenakshi Malhotra revisits Harsh Mander’s Locking down the Poor: The Pandemic and India’s Moral Centre. Click here to read.
Indrashish Banerjee reviews Keki N Daruwalla’s Going:Stories of Kinship. Click here to read.
Gracy Samjetsabam reviews Pronoti Datta’s Half-Blood. Click here to read.
Bhaskar Parichha reviews Deepti Priya Mehrotra’s Her Stories –Indian Women Down the Ages — Thinkers, Workers, Rebels, Queens. Click here to read.