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The Greens of My Lives

The Greens of My Lives

A reflection on the myriad and plentiful greens of the listless city of Pune in an attempt to ward off the disparaging heat-fatigue of New Delhi.

Bystander

Standing By

Conceptualised by the Kadak Collective, the Bystander anthology is an ambitious crowdfunded project that aims to gather works created by a diverse group of over 50 South Asian creators from 13 countries.

Fertile Baldness

Fertile Baldness

Shame, non-acceptance, and exclusion unfailingly accompany baldness. But baldness can be fertile, too—for humour and style, if nothing else.


Boyfriend

Boyfriend

Fear and guilt, judgement and inconvenience: one writer recounts her struggles of staying over at a male friend’s house in a city like Bombay.

Humans of Hindutva

One Giant Inside Joke

In conversation with the Admin of the wildly popular Facebook page Humans of Hindutva, on satire, subterfuge, and skewering the Right-wing on social media.

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.

20 Places to Submit Creative Writing in India

For writers in India looking to get published, here is a handy list we’ve put together to help you find the right platform for your writing.

Ghosts at a Contested Funeral

Ghosts at a Contested Funeral

Our feelings are second-hand. Our love is constructed. Our beliefs are coloured, our originality validated through artificial art. It has become truly difficult to love without getting hurt.

Myntra's Anouk Advertisement

An Unseemly Truth?

Are positive gay images hiding an unseemly truth? A look at Myntra and the politics of their ‘lesbian ad’ for Anouk.

Ultimate Frisbee India

The Spirit of the Game

Over the past few years, India has been developing a taste for the unique sport of Ultimate Frisbee. We take a look at the state of the sport in the country today.

Je Suis AIB

A Contemplation of Satire

This isn’t just about defending to the death the rights of a few comedians to make dirty jokes. It’s about building a space in our country for satire.