Wednesday, 9 December 2015

My latest short story 'The Road to Aikon Aita's House' in New Asian Writing (9 Dec 2015)

My latest short story titled, 'The Road to Aikon Aita's House' has been published by New Asian Writing. Synopsis: In this story, the narrator talks of her life from fragments of memory, linking characters and landscapes along the way. It is as if the narrator is reminiscing about those childhood days, those journeys to upper Assam by road, which seem like a lost legacy now. And in this nostalgic trip she remembers the special relationship one of her grandmothers shared with a Muslim man from the town. 

Read the story at


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