‘Writing for myself is more fun’: Author Samit Basu

He’s written bestsellers, won awards, and been published in multiple countries and languages. Basu is also the co-writer/director of a Netflix film, a comic writer and columnist.

05 Jul 2020

INTERVIEW| I don’t have a very fixed writing schedule: Author Devapriya Roy

Roy co-wrote The Heat and Dust Project with her husband Saurav Jha – a travel-memoir based on their travels around India on a very tight budget.

28 Jun 2020

Young Mental Health: Protecting young minds

Containing lived experiences,  interviews with mental health workers and comics, the book is anything but preachy

26 Jun 2020

The rights of maids are pretty limited in India: Tripti Lahiri

Lahiri authored Maid in India: Stories of Inequality and Opportunity Inside Our Homes, a non-fiction book about class and inequality in Indian homes

20 Jun 2020

‘No such book as the definitive book’:  'In Search of Heer' author Manjul Bajaj on writing hacks and more

Gurugram-based Manjul Bajaj is the author of several books. 'In Search of Heer', a modern, multi-layered retelling of the Heer Ranjha story is her latest novel.

14 Jun 2020

Theatre groups using digital tools to survive amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Little Theatre Group (LTG), a 50-year-old collective in Delhi, had plans to conduct its rehearsals on a new terrace space.

10 Jun 2020

‘Poetry books are like summer romances’: Poet, artist Aditi Angiras

Her book, The World That Belongs To Us: An Anthology of Queer Poetry from South Asia (HarperCollins India), co-edited with Akhil Katyal will be out this summer.

07 Jun 2020

‘Get over that initial hesitation, just write’: Author Madhulika Liddle on how to get started

Madhulika Liddle is best known for her books featuring the 17th-century Mughal detective Muzaffar Jang.

31 May 2020

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Changing mindsets with ‘period leave’

The period leave is a call to action for Paree, as an organisation, in order to initiate a change in thinking across industries and sectors.

28 May 2020

Don’t take yourself too seriously: Author Aditya Iyengar

Aditya Iyengar's works include The Thirteenth Day, Palace of Assassins, A Broken Sun, The Conqueror and Bhumika, which was longlisted for the Mathrubhumi Book of the Year 2020. 

24 May 2020

Founders of  'Art Chain India' Ayesha Singh, Purvai Rai's moto earn and help others earn

With sluggish business activity across art galleries in India, peer support activities among the artist communities are on a rise.

24 May 2020

I find social interactions exhausting: Cartoonist, writer Manjula Padmanabhan

Manjula Padmanabhan (b. 1953) is a writer, cartoonist and playwright. In 1997, her play, Harvest, won first prize at the Onassis Prize for Theatre in Greece.

17 May 2020

Kochi Muziris Biennale brings creativity in isolation

She further talks about a video project, The Virus in the Air, is Abstract, which she made during this period.

16 May 2020

The COVID-19 story: This new book dissects the pandemic along with its growing stigma

The Coronavirus: What you Need to Know about the Global Pandemic, that he co-authored with Dr Swapneil Parikh and clinical psychologist Maherra Desai.

09 May 2020

Translating privilege into social service: How this South Delhi boy helped during COVID-19

How a stereotypical South Delhi boy plunged into doing non-stop relief work during COVID-19.

05 May 2020

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