Monday, December 17, 2018

Just that Night – By Rimli Bhattacharya

    The laptop was open at that bedside table of mine. It was dead of night and I haven’t slept a wink. Normally by this...

This is Nothing – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska     Now I know; Then, I didn’t know what I was.   I remember that a woman’s two year old...

The Season of the Dandelions – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska   “Do you know Nena?” my mother says before I take off my shoes and before I enter home. That...

The Virgin – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska   Everything was prepared for my disgrace; they only waited for the monk to lie on his back under the...

Radius 200 – By Veena Nagpal (Excerpts)

Set against the backdrop of a nuclear strike on Allahabad, Radius 200 is a poignant story centering round love and longing and the very spirit...

The Last Matinee – By James Gering

  Davey lay on the road under the lights, green, orange, red, green, orange, his cheek on the grittyasphalt, his limbs hinged at weird angles....

Black Rainbow – By Miriam Sagan

(An Excerpt from the novel) ….Fifteen year old Rania has gone in search of the woman who killed her pregnant mother. She is taken in...

Academician Sisoye’s Inaugural Speech – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska   Sisoye was finally made a member of the National’s Academy of Arts and Sciences. He just needed to deliver his...

Loss – By Danijela Trajković

I'm back in the village. And, of course, it is always my aunt that I encounter. We meet outside. She invites me to come...

The Small-Town Sea – (An excerpt from the novel) By Anees Salim

Kindly join us for the Big Eid feast, Mr Unwin. Please be seated on the fictitious chair I have dragged out for you. Here...
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