Category: Short stories

‘Bhairavi’ by Madhumita Prabhakar

Short Story ID- 15/2015 Dear Diary, I went to school today only by noon because we celebrated Thatha’s Sadabishekam in the morning. I must say, a morning well spent rekindling childhood days with my cousins and eating many, many sweets…

“Ranga Kakima” by Madhumita Roy

Short Story ID- 14/2015   “I remember you, Ranga Kakima” Shovan whispered. “You were not like this, never.” Looking at the shriveled up body of the old woman, Shovan shook his head. The room looked the same to a large…

“Chandni” by Fiona Kezia Winston

Short Story ID- 13/2015 She was five when her mother took out a perfectly polished agate and moonstone encrusted sword from the attic, dusted it thoroughly and handed it to her. Her small hands were too soft, and her frame,…

Thampanoor Terminal (New) by Thommen Jose

Short Story ID- 12/2015  Two things struck him when he slapped her hard across her face:  unlike in the movies his hand didn’t swing in a semi arc, but stopped right on contact and, again unlike in the movies, it…