The poems in K Srilata’s The Unmistakable Presence of Absent Humans, written over the last four or five years though she had begun work on some even earlier, come across as quite intimate, almost autobiographical in nature
When traditional publishers passed on her ideas for food-related books, Nandita Godbole decided to dive into crowdfunding and publishing her first book as an independent author. In this Writer's Room conversation with Krupa Ge, she speaks about DIY publishing, the pressures of marketing one's own work as a writer, and the food writing that moves her
Sudha Menon, author of Feisty at Fifty, worked as a journalist for over two decades before turning an author ten years ago.
Urvashi Bahuguna’s poetry collection Terrarium from The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective is a beautiful little book, with a deliciously delicate cover.
Satyajit Sarna’s debut poetry collection, The Profane, is a meditation on death, dissent and our time on earth
The Profane is Delhi-based Satyajit Sarna’s first collection of poetry and has “poems of heartbreak and disillusion, of loneliness and mortality, but also of passion for life on earth, in all its mud and glory”.
In Vestin Verghese’s debut novel for children, a classic tale of Good vs Evil plays out in a steam engine
Vestin Verghese, a Kerala-based writer, is the author of a new children’s book ‘The Shadow of the Steam Engine’ published by DC Mango about siblings who make a steam engine their home having lost theirs to a tsunami.
Anita Nair turns her gaze, in this new work, towards those who are most in need of kindness. Even when they do not see themselves through kind eyes. She is gentle on her women, and there's 10 of them in this book.
The Queen of Jasmine Country: Sharanya Manivannan’s ‘dream’ debut novel tells the story of poet-saint Andal
As the only woman among the Vaishnavite saint-poets, Andal has been a subject of great intrigue to historians as well as feminist writers. The poet-saint is also the subject of Sharanya Manivannan's new book, The Queen of Jasmine Country
Sathya Ramaganapathy is the author of 'It’s a Mom Thing: Kickass Parenting' and writes with great humour about her triumphs and tribulations as a mother of two daughters.
We Live in the Newness of Small Differences: The making and unmaking of form in Sohini Basak’s poetry
We Live in the Newness of Small Differences is a new collection of poetry, with work written over a period of eight years, by Sohini Basak.