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An Act of Belonging
By Niharika Mallimadugula · In conversation with Sharanya Manivannan about The High Priestess Never Marries, her latest book of short fiction.

Contents

Representing the Real

In conversation with Vidyun Sabhaney about putting together First Hand, an anthology of nonfiction graphic stories that is possibly the first of its kind in India.  

The Issue of Language

English theatre in India continues to evolve and forge an identity for itself, as Indians continue to revise their complex relationship with the language.  

Unknown Husbands

New husbands are like burrs: they stick, they irritate, and they’re mostly unwanted.  

Reading Munnu in Kashmir

Malik Sajad’s heartwrenching graphic novel traces the generations that grew up in Kashmir post 1990.  
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Interviews

  • First Hand Anthology

    Representing the Real

    In conversation with Vidyun Sabhaney about putting together First Hand, an anthology of nonfiction graphic stories that is possibly the first of its kind in India.
  • Black Mumba

    A Snake Pit of Dreams

    In conversation with Ram Venkatesan and Kishore Mohan about Black Mumba, a new noir graphic novel that explores some of the darker aspects of the city of Mumbai.
  • Aditi Angiras

    Poetry Is Politics

    In conversation with activist Aditi Angiras about her Bring Back the Poets initiative and writing and performing spoken word poetry.

Features

  • English theatre in India

    The Issue of Language

    English theatre in India continues to evolve and forge an identity for itself, as Indians continue to revise their complex relationship with the language.
  • 12 Places to Submit Your Writing

    12 More Places to Submit Creative Writing in India

    For writers in India looking to get published, here are some more platforms that may be the right fit for your writing.
  • Dazed and Confused

    The Real World

    How did Dazed and Confused, a movie that didn't really have much to say, resonate with an entire generation?

Reviews

  • Munnu

    Reading Munnu in Kashmir

    Malik Sajad’s heartwrenching graphic novel traces the generations that grew up in Kashmir post 1990.
  • Aliyyah Eniath The Yard

    Book Review: The Yard

    Most of what happens in Aliyyah Eniath's debut novel will be deeply familiar to readers that have grown up up in a large joint family themselves.
  • One Thousand Days in a Refrigerator

    Book Review: One Thousand Days in a Refrigerator

    An ambitious collection of stories by Manoj Kumar Panda that attempts to tell neglected but significant tales centred around death.
The City Speaks #13

The City Speaks #13

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #13