Posts Tagged ‘Short story’

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...

Writers, get your short story published on Juggernaut. Got story to tell? Simply upload your entry on the Juggernaut Writing Platform and you stand a chance to win a publishing contract from us. Not only that, your entries will be ready by our judges: Send us a story that will floor us. Or make us cry. Or have us...

Fawaz completed his Masters in Development from Azim Premji University. Prior to that, he completed his Bachelors in Journalism from Madras Christian College. He is currently working with MyGov India.  He claims he is taller than Sachin and Aamir Khan but there is no empirical evidence to prove it.  An ardent...

Vismay Harani’s The UnRobot is about a time when robots reign supreme, humanity is enslaved and a desperate plan to overthrow the robots is hatched. While he may be Vismay Harani to outside world, those closest to him call him ‘Alienman’. He has tried to provoke a fat spider to bite him so that he could be a friendly,...

“When I’m writing, I know I’m doing the thing I was born to do” – Anne Sexton Have you ever, just as a passing thought, considered writing, but weren’t sure if it was meant for you? Or have you always wanted to be a writer and just need a sign to finally catapult into the world of literature? Or are you...