Forever She by Amitav Ganguly is nearly a classy book of seven short stories that have elements of otherworld and supernatural elements.
Man Ki Parchhai by Punit Mishra is a special sort of poetry book, it has classic blending of pure Hindi and contemporary Urdu that makes it a medley of heartfelt musings and hedonistic tapestry. A brilliant flow of words and emotions.
Arihant by Shubhan Balvally – A Futuristic Sci-fi Trilogy way ahead than its Time in India
” when people are collectively influenced by the time period in which they were born ,these influences tend to bond people across the whole generation, forming a large social group” In this […]
South Asian politics is emotionally driven. Being rational has not been a part of the said political culture. How successful you are as a politician will depend on how skillfully you could flame the […]
Dewdrop and Banyan Tree by Ramachandran Rajasekharan: A Bundle of Melancholy, Simple Joys of Life, Childhood Days, Memories, and Vision
Dewdrop and Banyan Tree by Ramachandran Rajasekharan: A Bundle of Melancholy, Simple Joys of Life, Childhood Days, Memories, and Vision.
In the grand theater of the world, various actors would be playing various roles every so often. Some would be heroic personas , some would be destined traitors, some are unsung heroes & […]
The Alvenaz Villa by Subodh Sharma: Tracing Ancestry through Orphans.
Religion is a super sensitive topic. Although religions are born to promote peace, harmony , coexistence , love , empathy we have seen gruesome conflicts emerging globally in the name of religion. From ancient crusaders […]
The French Election has become much more important than just another European Election. The very reason is one outcome in particular could have earth shattering impacts beyond the shores of continental Europe. If incumbent President Emmanuel Macron wins […]
(Initially published on 13 Apr 2022) Pretending to be unaware does not help court nor while telling the story to loved ones. Before we come to the main question, let me draw […]
Writers have the power to make incremental contributions to make the world a better place, J.E. Sibi-Okumu
.E. Sibi-Okumu is a playwright from Kenya. The socio-political evolution of his country is a constant inspiration for him. Almost all his plays involve music and dance. He also writes prose and poetry and is a regular columnist. He is a *Chevalier des Palmes Académiques.
Folu Agoi, President of the Nigerian Centre of PEN International (aka PEN Nigeria), erstwhile Chairman of Association of Nigerian Authors, ANA, Lagos Branch (March 13, 2004 – October 13, 2007), winner of BBC Poetry Competition (2001) and several other awards – including Prof Wole Soyinka Award for Literature (2007), Mother Drum Golden Award for Excellence (2012), The Tutuola Palm for Poetry award (by The Delta Book Club; July 23, 2019), and SWANA 2020 Poetry Competition (Nov 7, 2020; SWANA…
Stanley Gazemba’s novel, ‘The Stone Hills of Maragoli’, published in the USA as ‘Forbidden Fruit’ (The Mantle, NY) won the Jomo Kenyatta prize for Kenyan Literature in 2003. He is also the author of ‘Khama’ (shortlisted for the Wilbur and Niso Smith Adventure Writing Prize, also published by The Mantle), ‘Ghettoboy’ (shortlisted for the Kwani? Manuscript Prize) and ‘Callused Hands’. His collection of short stories, ‘Dog Meat Samosa’ was recently published by Regal House Publishing of Raleigh, USA. His novel, ‘Footprints in the Sand’ will be published in Sweden in 2022.
Cynthia Abdallah is a Kenyan-born writer, poet and educator. She is the author of My Six Little Fears (poetry) and The Musunzu Tree (short stories) and The Author’s Feet (poetry). She currently lives and works in Venezuela, South America, where she teaches Language and Literature. Her work has appeared in numerous online magazines and in print. These include The Tokyo Poetry Journal (Japan), Kwani? Uchaguzi Edition(Kenya), Ake Review (Nigeria), Quailbell Magazine (USA), Kalahari Review (Kenya), Nalubaale Review(Uganda), Active Muse (India) and the Bodies and Scars anthology by Ghana Literary Journal.