The Crown Prince of Islampur
by Debojit Datta
Image: Raktim Mondal

‘Feast of the Ants’
by Bhumika R.
Illustration: Arti Malik

From the Sofa
by Anshika Sharma
Image: Bijoy Chowdhury

by Karan Mujoo
Illustration: Arti Malik

The Mynah Bird’s Testimony
by Shahaduz Zaman Translated by: V. Ramaswamy)
Illustration: Archee Roy


“I remember the ghost of my old wounds limping from afar” and other poems
by Huzaifa Pandit
Illustration: Alolika Datta

by Abhijit Khandkar
Illustration: Archee Roy

“Reheating the Tea” and other poems
by Rahana K. Ismail
Illustration: Swarna Jana

Two Poems
by Sayan Aich
Illustration: Aishwarya Iyer

“Charlie Chaplin” and other poems
by Vivekanand Selvaraj
Image: Rajdeep Kataki

Two Ghazals
by Sharanya Subramaniam
Illustration: Aishwarya Iyer


Absent Fathers and Claustrophobic Boxes
Book review by Dion D’ Souza

Recent Writings

April-June 2022 Issue

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Absent Fathers and Claustrophobic Boxes

Book Review by Dion D’Souza

Sept-Dec 2021 Issue

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Recent Publications

Dignity of Labour

P. Dutta, Picture book (English), 2017, Rs 50/-


Usha Akella, Arjun Rajendran, Manjiri Indurker, Mihir Vatsa, Nandini Dhar, Poetry (English), 2019, Rs 500/-


Nilanjan Dutta, Nonfiction (Bangla), 2019, Rs. 50/-


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