Posts Tagged ‘story’

We’re delighted to announce our association with the Times LitFest 2017 on Dec 15th-17th in Mumbai. As part of this collaboration, we’re launching the Juggernaut Writing Contest. The rules are simple – Entries have to be submitted on the writing platform (write.juggernaut.in) or emailed to...

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...

You have a book inside of you—you know it. But, pulling that book out onto the page is a whole different story. Where do you begin? How do you continue? Does the journey ever really end? In our first Juggernaut webinar, we talk you through how to begin your novel. If you’ve started—or have considered...

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...

THE ADIVASI WILL NOT DANCE is an intensely political collection of stories, set in the fecund, mineral-rich hinterland and the ever-expanding, squalid towns of Jharkhand. The book was banned by the Jharkhand government in August 2017, and the author accused of denigrating the Adivasi culture. This is an excerpt from...

Have you ever been to an Indian thana, say in Pipli or Nidadavolu? Go on. Step inside. Be brave. You will be raped in twenty-seven languages and a million dialects. You will be spat on. You will drink urine. And if you are lucky, you will die. But if you are reading this there’s a good chance you are not among the...

This week’s Editors Pick is Natasha Joshi’s Bhukkad. It’s a story about how a promising food tech start-up goes wrong turning friend into foe, and a programmer into a murderer. Natasha holds a degree in Economics and completed her Master’s in Psychology from Harvard University. By day, she works for Government of India...