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NAW interview with Renita D’Silva

Renita D Silva

Renita D’Silva loves stories, both reading and creating them. Her short stories have been published in ‘The View from Here’, ‘Bartleby Snopes’, ‘this zine’, ‘Platinum Page’, ‘Paragraph Planet’ among others and have been nominated for the ‘Pushcart’ prize and the…

(Not) Origami by Shriram Sivaramakrishnan

Every moment Take a magazine (anything will do) and throw it out of your window on its spine; watch: how it sways in the free air… Now! Forget it. Now watch: the flutter of its pages as they take wings…

‘Pluck and Play’ by Shriram Sivaramakrishnan

Every moment a plant loses an argument somewhere, when the stem is misunderstood-   its intention, articulated at the pedicel: is plucked.   Poet’s Bio: Shriram Sivaramakrishnan is an eternal lover of ‘things in between’, roads less travelled, emotions seldom expressed,…

NAW interview with Supriya Parulekar

Supriya Parulekar

Supriya Parulekar’s first book was ‘A Soulful of Lie,’ published by Leadstart. She has worked as a columnist for ‘Yuva,’ a magazine meant for youth. Do read her book, ‘BFF: Best Friends Forever.’ NAW- When did your literary journey begin?…

NAW Interview with Aditya Sudarshan

aditya sudarshan

Formally trained as a lawyer, Aditya Sudarshan is the author of ‘A Nice Quiet Holiday’ (Westland Books, 2009), and ‘Show Me A Hero.’ He also writes literary criticism for The Hindu Literary Review and other publications. NAW- When did your…

NAW Interview with Abha Iyengar

Abha Iyengar

Abha Iyengar is an internationally published freelance writer and poet. Her work has appeared in several anthologies, magazines and literary journals, both in print and online. She is a Kota Press Poetry Anthology contest winner. Her story, ‘The High Stool’…

NAW Interview with Pallavi Aiyar

Pallavi Aiyar

Pallavi Aiyar is a foreign correspondent and author of the Vodafone-Crossword Award winning book, Smoke and Mirrors: An Experience of China. After stints in Beijing and Brussels, she now lives in Jakarta, where she reports on Southeast Asia.   NAW-…

NAW Interview with Payal Dhar

Payal Dhar

Payal Dhar is an author, freelance writer and editor. She also does a bit of web design and development. She writes about computers, technology, books, travel, general interest and, of course, fiction. Contact here here. NAW- When did your literary…

NAW Interview with Ketan Bhagat

Ketan Bhagat

Ketan Bhagat’s debut work is Complete/Convenient. He lived abroad for many years before returning to India. He works in an MNC in Mumbai. Learn more about him and his work here. NAW- When did your literary journey begin? At what…

NAW Interview with Tushar Raheja

Tushar Raheja completed his schooling from Apeejay School, Faridabad, and engineering from IIT Delhi. NAW- When did your literary journey begin? At what age did you discover that you wanted to write? My literary journey obviously began with reading. Kipling,…

NAW Interview with Anand Neelakantan

Anand Neelakantan

Anand Neelakantan was born in Thripoonithura, on the outskirts of Cochin, Kerala. He currently works as a manager in Indian Oil Corporation ltd. His first book was a new take on Ramayana, the great mythological Indian epic, told from a…