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Erotica: A rising genre in Indian Literature

Being hailed as the birthplace of Kamasutra our country has been very conventional in a lot of things. We have something known as the censor board which decides the kind of movies we can watch. 509 more words

Keemiya Team


Portrayal of the Marginals in Indian Writings in English.

My Edited Book

Published in 2015.


my short story's up on muse india

My short story ‘Sheela Makes Her Bed‘ is up on Muse India’s Jan-Feb 2018 issue. Grateful to the editor Smita for publishing it. I wrote it while doing a course on social issues and identities. 6 more words

An Evening With Jhumpa Lahiri in Dallas, Texas

It was the super moon tonight…amid other awestruck audience seated at the huge, sprawling auditorium of the Olan Sanctuary, Dallas, Texas, I had the golden opportunity to listen to Pulitzer prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri reading from her latest nonfiction book, ‘In Other Words’, reading out her latest story ‘The Boundary’ published in The New Yorker in her silken voice and talk to National Book Critics Circle award winning author Ben Fountain. 364 more words

Literary Musings

Are our classics dying?

The other day at an informal gathering all of us were discussing books when suddenly the name of Ismat Chugtai came up. Not many had heard her name, leave alone reading her stories. 334 more words

Keemiya Team

Review: Ravan and Eddie by Kiran Nagarkar

A few weeks ago, while reviewing my year in books, I was horrified to see that I’d read next to no Indian fiction or non-fiction. Granted, I’m primarily a reader of fantasy fiction (and historical romances), neither of which genres seems to have a lot of active, current Indian writers*. 1,345 more words


Cloudburst: The Womanly Deluge

One more milestone at the end of 2017… ‘Cloudburst: The Womanly Deluge’, a collection of poetry which I am honored and privileged to co-edit and co-author along with Dr. 239 more words

The Wings Of Poesy