Vol. 4 of our New Writing anthology is our first print edition and features original writing handpicked by Janice Pariat, Nitoo Das, and Jerry Pinto. Get your copy now!
I was baptised with dead saffron and don’t know what simple games of your childhood sound like.
I could roll the window down to let out your scent, your presence that lingers here beside me like all the bad choices I’ve made.
Like every other time, I couldn’t crawl into your first verse or your second, your bridge or your chorus.
One slip is all it takes for this night of loneliness to culminate in a crescendo of muffled moans and suppressed sighs.
An exclusive interview with Mihir Vatsa, winner of the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize for 2013, about poetry and growing up in Jharkhand.
You would be pleased to know that the evidence has been removed.
In conversation with Karthika Nair about her poetry, scripting dances, and escaping labels.
You can do it. Accept that he isn’t upper class diplomatic or a refugee of war or lover turned killer.
I take you like a paper doll and crumple you.
Teacher, poet, and photographer: Nitoo Das speaks to us in an exclusive interview about writing and performing poetry, and her love of birds.
The Srinivas Rayaprol Literary Trust is currently seeking entries from young Indian poets for the fifth Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize in 2013. Click through for submission rules and other details.