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Vol. 5 of the Helter Skelter Anthology of New Writing, featuring
original short fiction and poetry from India handpicked
by Anjum Hasan (Difficult Pleasures, The Cosmopolitans)
and Samhita Arni (Sita's Ramayana, The Missing Queen).

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  • Foreword by Anjum Hasan
  • Disturbing, a new concrete poem by Won-Tolla
  • Artwork by Arshi Sayed

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/ Dilsher Dhillon

Biography of a Backward Glance

/ Rihan Najib

One Night in Graz

/ Avantika Sukhia

Chopstick Fumble at Hawker Centre

/ Rohan Naidu

Childhood in July

/ Smriti Verma

Vashisht at 2 a.m.

/ Samira Bose


/ Mahithi Pillay

The Smear Papers

/ Shawn Fernandes

Walking Home

/ Shreya Ila Anasuya


/ Neil Julian Balthazar

Shiva of the Skull

/ Mahithi Pillay

The Melding

/ Ranjani Murali


/ Payal Khandelwal

No. 1, Mallapuram Post Office

/ Bhargav Prasad

My Grandmother Talks About Shit

/ Srividya Tadepalli


/ Sonia Thomas