2016 – Publications

Mithila Review - Issue 1

2016 – ISSUES

Issue 1, March 2016

Issue 2, April 2016

Issue 3, May 2016

Issue 4, June 2016

Issue 5+6, July/August 2016 

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Asian Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror: A Round Table Discussion
Aliette de Bodard, Alyssa Wong, Isabel Yap, John Chu, JY Yang& Priya Sharma

Interview: Kij Johnson

Interview: Lavie Tidhar

Interview: Glen Hirshberg

Interview: Ken Liu

Interview: Usman T. Malik

Interview: Indra Das

Interview: Kelly Robson

Interview: Arkady Martine

Interview: Mary Anne Mohanraj

Interview: Mark James Russell


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No Other City” Ng Yi-Sheng

Samjogo and the Vengeful Stories” Mark James Russell

Excerpt from “The Devourers” Indra Das

Rooting” Isha Karki

Shit Flower” Anil Menon

The New Daughter” Dean Francis Alfar

Give and Receive” David S. Golding

Choose Your Killer” Abhishek Bhatt

Caul” Vajra Chandrasekera

Presidential Cryptotrivia” Oliver Buckram

Her Mother’s Ghosts” Theodora Goss

Sanjeev and Robotwallah” Ian McDonald

Valley of Tears” Rabi Thapa

Rudali” Amal Singh

The Adventure” Jayant Vishnu Narlikar

Braveheart’s Homecoming” Dilman Dila

Resurrection Points” Usman T. Malik


Lessons in Mango Picking” Shobhana Kumar

Life 38” Seo-Young Chu

Fallen to Witches” Jennifer Crow

An Elegy” B. Clifford

where are you, / Nessie?” Brendan McBreen

Puppy Love” Ken Poyner

Calcutta: An Ode to an Unborn Life” Ajapa Sharma

Apocalypse Later” Josh Brown

Moving the Earth” Melissa Frederick

Moirae” Naru Dames Sundar

Mazenderan” Mark A. Fisher

Song for a Watch Repairer” Saima Afreen

Two Poems” A.J. Odasso

The Giftie” John W. Sexton

The Genius” Sara Backer

Two Poems” Seth Jani

Two Poems” Vinita Agrawal

Two Poems” Arkady Martine

The Epilogue of Flight 714” Arjun Rajendran

Bug Season” Bharat Iyer

Rai Parveen Mahal, Orchha” Priya Sarukkai Chabria

Two Poems” Seo-Young Chu

Two Poems” Shweta Narayan

Shadowskin” Shveta Thakrar

Two Poems” Rohan Chhetri

Two Poems” Shikha Malaviya

Wolfish Woman” Ajapa Sharma

The Nation Wants to Know” Zainab Ummer Farook


Asian SF: The Essential Reading List (2016)
Niall Harrison, Nisi Shawl, Jaymee Goh, Indra Das, Anil Menon & Others

A Brief Introduction to Chinese Science Fiction
Regina Kanyu Wang

A Binge-Reader’s Companion to Three-Body Trilogy by Cixin Liu
The Editors

The Speculative Ramayan
Anil Menon

Blue-Shifted Futures
Vajra Chandrasekera

Writing My Mother’s Ghosts
Theodora Goss

AfroSF Now: A Snapshot, Seven Novels and a Film
Mark Bould

A Retrospective on Filipino-Chinese Speculative Fiction
Charles Tan

Notes on Indian Science Fiction: The Parallel Worlds of Jayant Narlikar and Vandana Singh *
Salik Shah

“Even When We Go to the Stars”: The Burning Light in Mary Anne Mohanraj’s The Stars Change Universe
Isha Karki

Unstoppable Women, Nightmarish Cities: Asian Horror Cinema
Niyati Bhat

A Maoist Caliphate Near India’s Borders? Science, Fiction and Geopolitics in Baramulla Bomber
Sami Ahmad Khan 

Joshua Oppenheimer: Memories of Screams and Silence
Niyati Bhat

Madhesh Through Magic Mirror
Bhushita Vasistha



Raqib Shaw and the Nostalgia for Paradise” Ajapa Sharma

Art With Olivia Fraser” Ajapa Sharma

“Da Vinci’s Demons” (2013-2015) Salik Shah


Celebrating the Language of the Margin” Ajapa Sharma

The Quest for Dignity and Justice in Speculative Fiction” Salik Shah

“Dreams & Delusions” Salik Shah


A Plan to Survive Year Zero

Turning the Lens to Asia

Asian SF – Double Issue (July/August): Open to Submissions Through July 2016

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