Hamnet is a story of the bond between twins, and of marriage pushed to the brink by grief. This O’Farrell’s eighth novel.
Isher’s life, she affirms, has been “an absolute joyride”, and she did not realise that there was a crash-landing ahead.
All The Lives We Never Lived has been selected from a list of 156 novels submitted by library systems in 119 cities in 40 countries. This novel is Anuradha Roy’s fourth novel and is also the winner of the Tata Literature Live Book of the Year Award (2018).
Discussing the nuances of short story writing with Kritika Pandey, Sukanya Venkatraghavan and Koral Das Gupta.
“The reason why our jury has chosen these 10 books is simple: they imagine and they are unforgettable,” says Literary Director Mita Kapur.
No award or honour, no matter my admiration for the person for whom it was named, means so much to me that I would forfeit the right to follow the dictates of my own conscience – JK Rowling.
Poets Nirmala Putul, Jacinda Kerketta speak about Adivasi language which does not make the distinction between male and female pronouns which exists in Hindi and English.
Are you a short story person? How many of these authors have you read?
Sisters Greeshma and Gayathri on how they explore patterns around them.
Despite being lambasted by critics and facing charges of obscenity in her works, Ismat Chughtai kept writing fearlessly on tabooed topics and advocated for women’s rights throughout her life.
Subhadra Kumari Chauhan’s idea behind writing fiery prose was to reach out to the youths to encourage them to participate in the Indian Nationalist Movement.
SheThePeople.TV Women Writers’ Fest Online is the only women-focused literary fest in Asia. We have organised 25 editions across different…