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Rebecca Makkai: Art for Heart’s Sake

Rebecca Makkai: Art for Heart’s Sake

Rebecca Makkai, finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, says writing her third novel, The Great Believers, was an instant act of catharsis, a way to channel grief and frustration into art

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On View in Venice, Core of Gandhian Philosophy

On View in Venice, Core of Gandhian Philosophy

India returns to the 58th Venice Biennale after eight long years

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A March and other poems

A March and other poems

Six poems by Jamaican poet and essayist Ishion Hutchinson, the winner of 2019 Windham-Campbell Prize for Poetry, from House of Lords and Commons: Poems (2016), a collection that traverses the borders of culture and time, in which he returns to the difficult beauty of the Jamaican landscape

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Romance by Rickshaw

Romance by Rickshaw

Despite the uncustomary attention I received, Shankar’s affections for me were not immediately obvious

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I Discovered Deathlessness and other poems

I Discovered Deathlessness and other poems

Three poems by Delhi-based Shivangi Mariam Sharma, a publishing professional and a university dropout. Academically, her interests are literature and linguistics, and currently, she is negotiating the distance between Shivangi and Mariam

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Annual Anthology of Short Fiction: Call for Submissions

Annual Anthology of Short Fiction: Call for Submissions

This year, we will publish an anthology of best short stories by established and emerging writers from around the world and invite entries for the same.

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The Magical World of Murakami

The Magical World of Murakami

What Haruki Murakami, whose books sell in millions, means and why he matters

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 Our City, the Beautiful and other poems

Our City, the Beautiful and other poems

Six poems by Bucharest-based poet, translator, editor and teacher as part of World Poetry/Prose Portfolio [WPP], curated by poet Sudeep Sen

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Kulsoom

Kulsoom

A deep sigh escaped her as though something was resolved in her mind. Back in the main house, she did things hurriedly. Then she sat down before the tap in the courtyard to wash herself. As she scrubbed her hands and feet, she was thinking. It somehow feels very queer. But what can I do ? I am so desperate, and no one does really care.

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It’s Just Sadness and other poems

It’s Just Sadness and other poems

Five poems by Bucharest-based poet Anastasia Gavrilovici, translated from the Romanian in English by Cătălina Stanislav, Vlad Pojoga, Maria Tănăsescu, Cristina Alexandrescu, Raluca Rîmbu and the author, as part of World Poetry/Prose Portfolio (WPP),curated by Sudeep Sen

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The Exile of Pessoa & Camus

The Exile of Pessoa & Camus

While both Pessoa and Camus looked upon themselves as exiles, a significant difference in their rootlessness lies in the way they dealt with their situation

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Writing for me is a refuge: Amish

Writing for me is a refuge: Amish

The bestselling author of Immortals of Meluha on the core philosophy of his books, his forthcoming book on Raavan in the Ram Chandra series, his next series that might be about gaming, his different life as a writer for the last 10 years, and feeling emotions more intensely

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