For those of you who have been following along with me here for a while, you know I have a short story collection, Each of Us Killers, coming out in September 2020. A few days ago, this book was featured in the Big Other's Most Anticipated Small Press Books of 2020 list. This was lovely to see.
If you've been a follower or friend here for a while, you will know about the 'Word of the Year' practice, where I select a single word as the intention for the year and then write a few lines about it. An intention is the theme or mood or emotion that fuels all the goals … Continue reading 2020 Word of the Year: Renewal
This has been, despite all my early planning, a year of not as much published writing as I would have liked (or even as much as in 2018.) That said, I had 11 pieces published during the year. Six of these were my monthly short stories column at PopMatters. The rest were book reviews at Scroll.in and PopMatters. I also wrote a couple of new short stories for my upcoming collection, Each of Us Killers, with 7.13 Books. There was another round of edits for my upcoming translation of Dhumketu's selected short stories, with HarperCollins India. There were a couple of fun panel discussions at the Jaipur Literary Festival. And a lovely interview about books and the reading life with ShethePeople.