The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra

presents The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra   A diverse collection that traverses the everyday and the extraordinary, the fantastical and the mundane  A little matchstick girl seeks a companion… An otter lies in wait for fish in the sea and wonders about humans and their way of life… A merchant and… Continue reading The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra

The Goddess: The Story That Inspired Satyajit Ray’s ‘Devi’

The long February night refused to let the dawn break. Umaprasad woke up. He looked for his wife under the quilt, but couldn’t find her. His searching hand finally located his sixteen-year old wife curled up in one corner of the bed outside the warmth of the quilt. He slowly shifted towards his sleeping wife… Continue reading The Goddess: The Story That Inspired Satyajit Ray’s ‘Devi’