Friday, 9 August 2019

Second place in the Arts Illustrated Short Story Contest 2019.

My short story, "The Best View" won the Second Place, and a cash prize of Rs. 3000 in the AI SSC2019. The story is live on the NDTV Mojoart blog.
Read the story here:  OR

here in the Arts Illustrated website:

The contest prompted we write a story inspired by this painting by Aryama Pal:

Friday, 28 June 2019

Friday, 15 March 2019

Monday, 28 January 2019

Sakkare Acchu: Sankranti Sugar Dolls

January brings sweet memories. I wrote about the process of making the Sankranti sakkare acchu for Asiavillenews. Though I had helped my mother with the sole intention of trying to wheedle broken dolls from her, I was immersed in the experience of creating sweet sculptures.

Monday, 14 January 2019

"Bhoota" in the Indian Quarterly Jan-Mar 2019

What a fantastic surprise to see a scene from my short story, "Bhoota" on the cover of The Indian Quarterly. It was a great experience working with them, and I hope to do so again in the future. The print copies are on the stands now.
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Read it here:

See the beautiful cover here.