Author: New Asian Writing

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‘The Mark’ by John Ling (Malaysia)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology Andrea had been watching the mark for over a month now. Staking out all his appearances, all his ceramahs. Blending in. Shadowing his every move. And she figured…

‘Lifelines’ by Ray Malcolm (England)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology Bangkok, April 7, 1893 A blanket of rain fell to the earth, pouring from the roof of the teakwood house, forming waterfalls that cascaded to the floor below…

‘Inocensia’ by Harriet Chan (The Philippines)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology The police investigator shuffled through the papers on his desk. Then he looked at her with kind, but searching eyes. She looked back with a steady gaze. Her…

‘Five Hundred Miles’ by Sabiha Armin (India)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology Hopes and visions of the beloved country were flying high in the form of the national flag. In that breeze, an anthem blended, an anthem that had integrated…

‘Tangerine Sky’ by Samyak Ghosh (India)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology With the thunderstorm ceasing and sudden departure of the inclement weather, Rana decided on opening the drawing room window. He loved the cool breeze wafting through the crevices…

‘Annapurna Devi’ by Abha Iyengar (India)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology Annapurna Devi. Goddess of Plenty. My parents had been ecstatic with the name chosen by the pundit for me. I would want for nothing. The pundit was my…