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Munnu

Reading Munnu in Kashmir

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

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.

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.

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.

After Hours: The Helter Skelter Anthology of New Writing

Available Now: ‘After Hours’, Vol. 5 of Our New Writing Anthology

Vol. 5 of our New Writing anthology is our second one in print and features original writing handpicked by Anjum Hasan and Samhita Arni. Get your copy now!

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.

Sumana Roy

A Plant’s-Eye View

In conversation with author Sumana Roy about her discomfort with the word ‘nature’ and her desire to experience a plant’s-eye view of the world.

Kuzhali Manickavel

Reinventing the Short Story

In conversation with author Kuzhali Manickavel about reinterpreting the short story and the relative productivity of writing.

Urmila

Book Review: Urmila

The loss of love is at the heart of the story that Pervin Saket would like to tell with her debut novel Urmila.

Kutti Revathi

The Power of Poetry

In conversation with poet Kutti Revathi about the controversy surrounding her work, and her commitment to her writing and feminism.

Anjali Joseph

A Magic Trick

In conversation with award-winning author Anjali Joseph about her third novel The Living.

Mahesh Rao

Book Review: One Point Two Billion

The characters in Mahesh Rao’s collection of stories are haunted by a world just beyond their reach.