Posts Tagged ‘Short story’

हमारे आज के लेखन मंच के लेखक पवन कुमार श्रीवास्तव, महुवा चैनल के धारावाहिक ‘भाग न बांचे कोई’ के लिए कथा,पटकथा लेखन, ज़ी टीवी...

Proteem Bhaduri spends most days translating brand stories into live experiences, and generally thrashing about in the choppy waters of experiential marketing. When he’s not at his day job, he can be found dabbling in cooking, reading – preferably dark fiction – and writing. Several of his short-stories and poems...

We got to read some amazing stories in the Times LitFest contest winners. Have a look at the top 3 entries of the contest: That Girl is Trouble by Divya Anand The winning entry of the contest, That Girl is Trouble is a very balanced, yet eye-opening take on a phenomenon we are all too familiar with. Divya has won...

The Goat Thief is the translated short stories collection of acclaimed Tamil writer Perumal Murugan. Translated by N. Kalyan Raman, the stories are handpicked by the author himself. Receiving applaud from readers who like short stories and those who started reading short stories thanks to The Goat Thief, we bring you...

When I was nine, a classmate of mine bought a shiny, new copy of Harry Potter, flashing it in my face. I took my parents to the bookstore the very same day and never really looked back. Except for the odd phase where I thought my future lies in being a space scientist and the next Kalpana Chawla, I’ve wanted to be a...

Neha Kirpal is the author of ‘Wanderlust for the Soul’, an e-book collection of short stories based on travel in different parts of the world. She enjoys reading, writing, travelling, music and films. You can access all her published articles in various magazines, newspapers, journals and websites on her blog...

Debraj Bhattacharya is an alumnus of Presidency College, Kolkata. He is a researcher/writer by profession and writes both fiction and non-fiction. He has edited a volume of essays, Of Matters Modern (2008), and written a monograph, Exploring Marxist Bengal (2016). Both are academic non-fiction books. He has also...

Dear Reader, Learning to Swim is about a refugee trying to adjust to a new life in a foreign land. Most people would think that he has every reason to be grateful. He’s managed to survive a harrowing journey. What’s more, he’s been given a roof over his head and a means of earning a living. He came in search of this new...

Ajay K. Pandey grew up in the NTPC township of Rihand Nagar with big dreams. He grew up with a dream of becoming a teacher, but destiny landed him in the field of IT. Travelling, trekking and reading novels are his hobbies. You are the Best Wife is his debut book based on his life events and lessons. [Read: How I Sold...

Editor’s Note Crime writing in India is often set in big towns and features characters that are slick and suave – this might be because our authors are inspired by crime fiction set in the West. Neeraj Chawla’s ‘The Last Poisoners of 6’ brings the genre closer home with the subcontinental feel in its story and...