Interviews

Kuzhali Manickavel

Reinventing the Short Story

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

Too Attached

Two To One

In conversation with Canadian musicians Vivek Shraya and Shamik Shraya about their eclectic project Too Attached.

Simin Patel

Bombay Meri Hai

In conversation with Dr. Simin Patel about her blog, Bombaywalla, her upcoming book about Irani cafés in Bombay, and the past, present, and future of the city.

Anjali Joseph

A Magic Trick

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

Rashtraman

Man of Spiel

An exclusive interview with George ‘Appupen’ Mathen about his shuddh desi superhero Rashtraman and the function of an artist in the world today.

Adventures of Cheap Beer

To Beer or Not to Beer

In conversation with the trio behind Adventures of Cheap Beer, a podcast that drinks its way through Bombay’s many dive bars.

Nilanjana Roy

The Unbroken Taar

In conversation with author Nilanjana Roy about her latest book The Girl Who Ate Books, traditions, final drafts, and the tragic side of plagiarism.

Dilli

In conversation with Akhil Katyal, a bilingual poet and translator, whose book Night Charge Extra was recently published by Writers Workshop.

Crocodile in Water, Tiger on Land

Preaching to the Converted

An exclusive interview with the creators of the scalpel-sharp, biting Indian webcomic Crocodile in Water, Tiger on Land.

Aarthi Parthasarathy

Privilege and Prejudice

In conversation with Aarthi Parthasarathy, the mind behind Royal Existentials, a groundbreaking webcomic that addresses issues of race, gender, and sexuality in India.

Tanuja Desai Hidier

Myth and Memory

In conversation with Tanuja Desai Hidier, singer-songwriter and bestselling author of Born Confused and Bombay Blues.

Trilogy

Creating Readers

In conversation with the founders of the Eternal Library, India’s first library consultancy firm, and Trilogy, a new library, book store, and event space in Mumbai.