Triumph of the Human Spirit… Click here to read.
Goutam Ghose, multiple award-winning filmmaker, writer, actor discusses his films, film-books and journey as a humanitarian artiste. Click here to read.
Dr Kirpal Singh, a well-known poet and academic from Singapore, talks of his life and times through colonial rule, as part of independent Malaya, and the current Singapore. Click here to read.
A story based on memories of Partition by Nadir Ali, translated from Punjabi by Amna Ali. Click here to read.
Akbar Barakzai’s Songs of Freedom
Akbar Barakzai’s poetry translated from Balochi by Fazal Baloch. Click here to read.
An August Account of ‘Quit India’ Movement
Ratnottama Sengupta translates from Bengali the excerpts recorded by Sandhya Sinha (1928-2016), who witnessed an upsurge in the wake of the Quit India Movement, part of India’s struggle against colonial rule. Click here to read.
A short story by Dev Kumari Thapa, translated from Nepali by Mahesh Paudyal. Click here to read.
Mother’s Birthday Dinner Table
Ihlwha Choi translates his own poem set in Santiniketan from Korean to English. Click here to read.
‘Tran’ by Tagore translated from Bengali to English by Mitali Chakravarty, art and editing by Sohana Manzoor for Borderless Journal. Click here to read.
The Idea of India: Bharata Bhagya Bidhata – The Making of a Motherland
Anasuya Bhar explores the history of the National Anthem of India, composed by Tagore in Bengali and translated only by the poet himself and by Aruna Chakravarti. Click here to read.
Candice Louisa Daquin discusses the concepts of a life well-lived. Click here to read.
Once Upon a Time in Burma: Land of a Thousand Pagodas
John Herlihy explores the magnificent sites of Mandalay in company of a Slovenian friend in the first episode of his quartet on his Myanmar. Click here to read.
In Tagore & Odisha, Bhaskar Parichha explores Tagore’s interactions with Odisha, his impact on their culture and the impact of their culture on him. Click here to read
Click on the names to read the poems
Jaydeep Sarangi, Joan McNerney, Vandana Sharma, Michael Lee Johnson, Priyanka Panwar, Mihaela Melnic, Ryan Quinn Flanagan, Kirpal Singh, Sutputra Radheye, John Linwood Grant, Julian Matthews, Malachi Edwin Vethamani, Rhys Hughes, Rachel Jayan, Jay Nicholls, Jared Carter
Becoming Marco Polo: Poetry and photography by Penny Wilkes
Poets, Poetry & Rhys Huges
In Dinosaurs in France, Rhys Hughes explores more than tall tales; perhaps, the passage of sense of humour in our lives. Click here to read.
Musings/Slices from Life
Mike Smith’s nostalgia about artist Pat Cooke (1935-2000) takes us back to England in the last century. Click here to read.
Seventy-four Years After Independence…
“Mil ke rahe gi Azadi” (We will get our Freedom) by Aysha Baqir muses on Pakistani women’s role in the independence movement and their current state. Click here to read.
Kanchan Dhar explores personal freedom. Click here to read.
Niles Reddick tells us how Covid and supermarkets combined into a discount coupon for him. Click here to read.
Musings of a copywriter
In 2147 without Borders, Devraj Singh Kalsi meanders over Partitions, borders and love stories. Click here to read.
Marcelo Medone discusses motherhood, aging and loss in this poignant flash fiction from Argentina. Click here to read.
Maliha Iqbal explores the impact of wars in a spine chilling narrative, journeying through a range of emotions. Click here to read.
Moazzam Sheikh explores dementia, giving us a glimpse of the lives of Asian immigrants in America. Click here to read.
Steve Ogah talks of trauma faced by riot victims in Nigeria. Click here to read.
Malachi Edwin Vethamani takes us to an exploration of faiths and borders. Click here to read.
The Literary Fictionist
In The Chained Man Who Wished to be Free, Sunil Sharma explores freedom and democracy versus conventions. Click here to read.
Beyond The Himalayas by Goutam Ghose, based on a five-part documentary taking us on a journey along the silk route exploring parts of Pakistan and China. Click here to read.
Our Home in Myanmar – Four years in Yangon by Jessica Muddit, a first hand account of a journalist in Burma. Click here to read.
A review by Meenakshi Malhotra of Somdatta Mandal’s The Last Days of Rabindranath Tagore in Memoirs, a translation from a conglomeration of writings from all the Maestro’s caregivers. Click here to read.
A review by Keith Lyons of Jessica Muddit’s Our Home in Myanmar – Four years in Yangon. Click here to read.
A review by Rakhi Dalal of Maithreyi Karnoor’s Sylvia: Distant Avuncular Ends. Click here to read.
A review by Bhaskar Parichha of Arundhathi Subramaniam’s Women Who Wear Only Themselves. Click here to read.