Reading/Writing

  ‘Love in the Times of WhatsApp’ by Liji Narayan A woman waiting at the airport lounge peeps into her neighbour’s mobile. She sees him texting his girlfriend. But later, the man embraces another woman who just arrived at the airport. Which woman is he really cheating on- are things really as they seem? ‘Will...

Does your To-Be-Read list seem unending? Do you ‘know’ you should read but can’t get around to it? Did you read as a child but now can’t seem to find the time? We got together with Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan, the author of several books, the latest one being The One Who Swam With the Fishes, where she talks to us about how...

The dawn of the millenium as well as the Internet brought with it a barrage of terms that were previously unknown to us and still seem strange to those who refuse to mingle with virtual romance. No one likes or hangs out with one another anymore, instead, we “swipe right” and invite our love interests to ‘watch...

Juggernaut writing platform’s editor’s pick of the week is Matryoshka, by Anand Venkateswaran A story of lost and found, within another story of lost and found, within another and another. He never quite finds himself, but he does find kindness, and an endless supply of humour. Read the story here : Anand is an...

Moupia Basu is the author of The Queen’s Last Salute, a historical fiction novel based on the like of Rani Lakshmibai. Here she talks about what inspired her to write this novel and about her writing journey so far. What made you develop a keen interest in Indian history? What aspects of this subject made you adopt it...

It’s that time of year again when the greatest and the best literary minds of the world come together at Diggi Palace. And that includes the JLF Insider. Last year, this anonymous group took Twitter by storm and became more popular than perhaps the speakers at the festival itself. [Read:The most engaging voice at the...

The Juggernaut Short Story Prize is an annual short story prize that runs for two and a half months and invites entries from budding writers all across India. We received not only a huge amount of entries, but also really fantastic entries which explored new concepts, wrote in beautiful language and wowed us with...

The Juggernaut writing platform was launched in April 2017 to find new writing voices with one aim: that writers needn’t have to ‘know’ anyone to get published. With that aim in mind, we have commissioned several writers, launched writing competitions, partnered with literary festivals, and curated and organised writing...

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The Ramayana, one of the world’s greatest epics, is also a tragic love story. In this brilliant retelling, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni places Sita at the centre of the novel: this is Sita’s version. This is an excerpt from The Forest of Enchantments published by HarperCollins India I had come to Valmiki’s...