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‘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…

‘Aqua Regia’ by Subhashree Kishore (India)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology Chitra stepped out of the car.  She wore her Indianess well – a bejeweled silk saree and diamonds. She was wont to protest her global visage or Americaness.…

‘Nadia’ by Nick Sweet (England)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology “Would it be so difficult for you to make up some stories for me?” Khalid tells me that he has never been one for telling stories, that he…

‘Honour’ by Ritika Pathak (India)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology “Tell us about the events as you remember them, try and recount every detail, do not miss anything,” said the prosecution lawyer. She just stared ahead in front…

‘Thirst’ by Hardik Sharma (India)

Short story selected for the 2011 New Asian Writing Short Story Anthology Mrs. Dixit found it difficult to move around. At seventy, she had developed sores and the frequent back aches made it impossible for her to visit the market.…