Monthly Archives: October 2008

Creative Writing Workshops September 2008

The flurry of workshops I conducted before I went to Delhi came too fast and furious for me to blog ’em before I left, so I’m pushing a spoil-heap of half-finished posts in front of me. First off, there were … Continue reading

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Navayana Avarna

This mild tongue-twister is our latest scheme for getting good people into publishing. Brought to you courtesy Navayana, it’s a stipend-carrying fellowship for five social minority candidates to attend the Edit Pub course which runs every year at JU under … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan is Off!

Just a quick post to commemorate Chandrayaan’s departure (finally) this morning. I am currently in Delhi. Normal service will resume next week. I’d also like to express my concern over the fact that the heap of articles, analysis and press … Continue reading

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Lunatic in My Head

Anjum Hasan, Lunatic in My Head, Zubaan Penguin 2007, paperback, ISBN 8-18-988405-0, Rs 295/- To continue my review binge. Anjum is my fellow shortlistee from Crossword, but we were friends before that. She and her partner Zac* came to the … Continue reading

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Filming

Tabish Khair, Filming: A Love Story, Picador India 2007, hardback, ISBN 978-0-330-41922-2, Rs 495/- Right, so I’d better try to catch up on my review queue. There were two books about films (more or less) in the Vodafone Crossword Shortlist. … Continue reading

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