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Sep 10, 2019
Megha Rao on her new book Music to Flame Lilies, 'art for life’s sake' and the moral responsibility of artistsMegha Rao is a 23-year-old author, poet and artist who has recently released her third novel Music to Flame Lilies. In an interview with Firstpost, Rao talks about the book, and the power of art to save and uplift lives.
Jun 15, 2019
Remembering Girish Karnad: Quasar Thakore-Padamsee, Abhishek Majumdar on how the playwright influenced their craftQuasar Thakore-Padamsee and Abhishek Majumdar fondly remember Girish Karnad as a landmark figure in Indian theatre.
May 14, 2019
Uzma Aslam Khan on The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali, imagining the unimaginable with historical fictionUzma Aslam Khan's fifth novel The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali is a sensitively crafted alternate perspective of history. In this interview, Khan talks about her inspirations and shares an excerpt from the book.
Jan 25, 2019
What's caste got to do with it: Being a Dalit writer and responding to Savarna criticismBecause our bodies are full of caste, and caste memories that have to be purged before we can move on to writing about other things, very few Dalit, OBC writers get to write about what they really want to write about: films, books, sex, technology, dating etc.
Aug 20, 2018
Khanderav Parit's battle against caste: How a former mill worker is fighting oppression through his writingsAn award-winning rural author, mill worker, and now a farmer, Khanderav Parit’s writings reflect the everyday life of the oppressed.
Jul 15, 2018
Faezeh Jalali on the scripts she's yet to bring to stage, and why good theatre takes its own time'There are some things only I can tell the way I have imagined them to be,' says Faezeh Jalali, explaining why she writes her own plays
Dec 21, 2017
The Nine Chambered Heart: Janice Pariat's novel examines one person through multiple viewpointsJanice Pariat’s latest novel The Nine-Chambered Heart (Harper Collins) narrates 'a woman' from the perspective of nine different men she has had one or the other kind of relationship with
Dec 20, 2017
#MeToo movement has been in the making for decades: 'Bitch Doctrine' author Laurie PennyBitch Doctrine author Laurie Penny chats with Firstpost about navigating the Donald Trump, #MeToo, Brexit era
Oct 02, 2017
Gandhi Jayanti highlights: Mahatma believed intolerant people focus on matters away from spiritualityLike the life of Mahatma Gandhi. Poetry, prose or drama; fiction or nonfiction — Gandhi is everywhere.
Jun 15, 2017
Man Booker International Prize 2017 goes to David Grossman; first Israeli author to winIsraeli author David Grossman won the Man Booker International Prize on Wednesday, 14 June 2017, for his novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar. He will share the £50,000 ($64,000) award with translator Jessica Cohen.