Coming of Age In A Visual World

Last week, Salik and I made a short video based on a poem he wrote in Nepali about a revolutionary poet. It crossed a hundred views in a matter of few days. It’s a small but significant number for a poem. The popularity of film as a medium is partly due to its...

Asian Monsters, Edited by Margrét Helgadóttir

Margrét Helgadóttir and Jo Thomas began a series of coffee-table books on short stories about monsters from across the world. After traveling to Europe in 2014 and Africa in 2015, Jo Thomas had to step out, and Helgadóttir put forward a wonderful edition on Asian...

Ajapa Sharma – Calcutta: An Ode to an Unborn Life

Damp vapor engulfs my existence; the heat runs up to my ears. The city is a hallucination, dizzy with excess life – churning my stomach into a violent nausea. In the night, somewhere in the back yard, small lives hum and buzz, jackfruits drop – plop, burst open, and...