Greetings from Borderless Journal for all Asian New Years! Click here to read our message along with the video and a translation of a written to greet the new year, with lyrics that not only inspire but ask the fledgling to heal mankind from deadly diseases. Tagore song
A walk through our content and our plans for the future. Click
here to read.
: An online interview with this year’s Sahitya Akademi winner, Arundhathi Subramaniam. Click In Conversation with Arundhathi Subramaniam here to read.
: An online interview with Sumana Roy, a writer and academic. Click Sumana Roy & Trees here to read.
(Click on the names to read)
Arundhathi Subramaniam, Jared Carter, Matthew James Friday, Michael R Burch, Aparna Ajith, Jenny Middleton, Rhys Hughes, Jay Nicholls, Achingliu Kamei, Vatsala Radhakeesoon, Ihlwha Choi, Smitha Vishwanath, Sekhar Banerjee, Sumana Roy
by Photo-poetry Penny Wilkes
Poets, Poetry & Rhys Hughes
With an introduction to
by Blood and Water Rebecca Lowe, Rhys Hughes debuts with his column on poets and poetry. Click here to read.
The Word by Akbar Barakzai
Fazal Baloch translates the eminent Balochi poet, Akbar Barakzai. Click here to read.
Malayalam poetry in Translation
Aditya Shankar translates a poem by Shylan from Malayalam to English. Click here to read.
Tagore Songs in Translation
To commemorate Tagore’s birth anniversary, we translated five of his songs from Bengali to English. Click
here to read, listen and savour.
Tagore Translations: One Small Ancient Tale
Rabindranath Tagore’s Ekti Khudro Puraton Golpo (One Small Ancient Tale) from his collection Golpo Guchcho ( literally, a bunch of stories) has been translated by Nishat Atiya. Click here to read.
Musings/Slice of Life
Pohela Boisakh: A Cultural Fiesta
Sohana Manzoor shares the Bengali New Year celebrations in Bangladesh with colourful photographs and interesting history and traditions that mingle beyond the borders. Click here to read.
Gliding along the Silk Route
Ratnottama Sengupta, a well-known senior journalist and film critic lives through her past to make an interesting discovery at the end of recapping about the silk route. Click here to read and find out more.
Mike Smith drifts into nostalgia about mid-twentieth century while exploring a box of old postcards. What are the stories they tell? Click here to read.
Lost in the Forest
John Drew, a retired professor, cogitates over a tapestry of the Ras lila. Click here to read.
Tied to Technology
Naomi Nair reflects on life infiltrated by technology, by Siri and Alexa with a tinge of humour. Click here to read.
Adventures of a Backpacking Granny
, Inspiriting Siberia Sybil Pretious takes us with her to Lake Baikal and further. Click here to read.
Musings of a Copywriter
, Tributes & Attributes Devraj Singh Kalsi pays tribute to his late mother. Click here to read.
Reflecting the Madness and Chaos Within
Over 150 Authors and Artists from five continents have written on mental illness in an anthology called
Through the Looking Glass. Candice Louisa Daquin, a psychotherapist and writer and editor, tells us why this is important for healing. Click here to read.
At Home in the World: Tagore, Gandhi and the Quest for Alternative Masculinities
Meenakshi Malhotra explores the role of masculinity in Nationalism prescribed by Tagore, his niece Sarala Debi, Gandhi and Colonials. Click here to read.
A Tale of Devotion and Sacrifice as Opposed to Jealousy and Tyranny
Sohana Manzoor explores the social relevance of a dance drama by Tagore, Natir puja. We carry this to commemorate Tagore’s birth anniversary. Click here to read
Photo Essay: In the Midst of Colours
Nishi Pulugurtha explores the campus of a famed university with her camera and words and shares with us her experiences. Click here to read.
Oh, That lovely Title: Politics
A short piece by
Bhaskar Parichha that makes for a witty comment on the forthcoming Indian elections. Click here to read.
Rakhi Pande gives us a story about a woman and her inner journey embroiled in the vines of money plant. Click here to read.
A sensitive short story by
Sohana Manzoor that makes one wonder if neglect and lack of love can be termed as an abuse? Click here to read
Ghumi Stories: Grandfather & the Rickshaw
Nabanita Sengupta takes us on an adventure on the rickshaw with Raya’s grandfather. Click here to read
Flash Fiction: The Husband on the Roof
Carl Scharwath gives us a story with a strange twist. Click here to read
Flash Fiction: Flight of the Falcon
Livneet Shergill gives us a story in empathy with man and nature. Click here to read
The Literary Fictionist
A playlet by
Sunil Sharma set in Badaun, is a short fiction about trees and humans. Click The Dryad and I: A Confession and a Forecast, here to read.
Bhaskar Parichha reviews by Reconciling Differences Rudolf C Heredia, a book that explores hate and violence. Click here to read.
Nivedita Sen reviews by Nomad’s Land Paro Anand, a fiction set among migrant children of a culture borne of displaced Rohingyas, Syrian refugees, Tibetans and more. Click here to read
Candice Louisa Daquin reviews . Click by The First Cell and the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the last Azra Raza here to read.
by Raising a Humanist: Conscious Parenting in an Increasingly Fragmented World and Manisha Pathak-Shelat Kiran Vinod Bhatiathe focus is on media and its impact. Click , here to read.
Sara’s Selection, April 2021
A selection of young person’s writings from
. Click Bookosmia here to read.