FEATURE - New Annual Fiction Bonus

Editor Atreya Sarma presents you a mix of stories by 13 writers with a rather out-of-the way range of themes – the politico-military-scientific mystery; the spooky; the occult; the anthropomorphic; the terrorist machinations, etc., and a moving Partition time love story rooting for the roots by Ishmeet Kaur Chaudhary (in pic); besides flash fiction by Andrew Rooney. >>>


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The 11 articles/essays, presented by Editor Charajeet Kaur, include critiques of the works of Amitav Ghosh, Hansda Shekhar, Amrita Pritam, Afsar Ahmed, Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya, and one on Tagore by Ananya Dutta Gupta (in pic). Nicholas Grene and Sami Ahmed Khan are interviewed by Pawan Kumar and Atreya Sarma respectively. >>>

Reviewed are 7 books – 5 fiction (3 of them translated from Marathi/Odiya/Telugu), one poetry and one literary criticism. Ananya Sarkar reviews Volga’s collection of Sahitya Akademi winning stories; Mala Pandurang (in pic) reviews Sultan Somjee’s novel ‘Home Between Crossings.’ Equally interesting are the other reviews including Subhash Chandra’s ‘Not Just Another Story’. >>>

Enjoy the “delightful fiction” from 6 writers – Mondit Mayur Mohanta, Nabanita Sengupta, Narayani Das, Nilutpal Gohain, Sangeeth Simon, Jayaram Vengayil (in pic) – as presented by Editor Smitha Sehgal, who expects to receive “best fiction” of “uncompromising” quality. >>>

“…a force that can bring a great realization of love, truth and peace,” as put by Editor Ambika Ananth, pulsates in the 32 poems by the 9 poets – Arunima Takiar, Debatri Das, Maere Damisr, Parvinder Mehta (in pic), Sheel Galada, Shernaz Wadia, Shweta Mishra, Venkata Chandeeswar, Zinia Mitra. >>>

Pinaki Gayen & Art Editor Priyadarshi Patnaik present ‘Contemporary Young Art of India: Part 2’ by 12 artists from various parts of the country for a “visual experience [that] is as varied as it is enthralling with rich new ideas and dreams. Part 1 appeared in Issue No. 69 (Sep-Oct 2016). >>>

Muse India Translation Awards 2017
Entries Invited by Jul 31, 2017

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14 Sep 2017: ‘Manaku of Guler’ – The Life & Work of a Great Indian Painter

01 Sep 2017: Shivang Mehta’s “A Decade with Tigers…” wins YES Bank Award

23 Aug 2017: Invite to launch of “Anyway, Carry Your Shell” poetry collection by J Bhagyalakshmi on Aug 28, in New Delhi

19 Aug 2017: Longlist announced for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017

19 Aug 2017: “Tragic Survivals…” by Pradipta Mukherjee & Debasish Lahiri

17 Aug 2017: “Why Happens, What Happens… It is Chemistry, in Life’s Laboratory!” – A Self-help Book by Sushmita Mukherjee

17 Aug 2017: “Without Prejudice: Epic Tale of a Mumbai Bar Dancer” by Devasis

16 Aug 2017: Singhasaner Kshayrog: A daring production of a play, relevant at all times

12 Aug 2017: “Block Printed Textiles of India: Imprints of Culture” (Niyogi Books) wins RL Shep Award, 2016

11 Aug 2017: BILAY by Lokkrishti: A presentation of Swami Vivekananda on Stage


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