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‘Brink of a Beginning’ by Ankita Banerjee (India)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology Two things happened in quick succession after her mother’s death: her father retired from the pharmaceutical company where he had worked for more than thirty years and Niti…

‘Blood Ties’ by Vandana Kumari Jena (India)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology No one took Sudeep seriously when he complained of severe backache. “Hypochondria,” I chuckled. I was the wife of a hypochondriac. “Must be the armchair,” suggested Dr. Natrajan,…

‘Good Girl’ by Paul Salvette (USA)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology “These little jobs from Khun Pairote have been getting worse and worse, Pon. If my wife weren’t pregnant, I would’ve turned this one down. Where’d Pairote say he…

‘Tsunami Religion’ by Anjali Prashar (India)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology Laughter and bells of happiness constantly rang from House No. 22 on Flute Avenue, a house which had otherwise been empty for the past few months. The three…