The Bombay Literary Magazine

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Category: Issue B1 (Kapoor, Kaur, Kelkar)

Deepti Kapoor – interviewed by Michelle D’Costa

This interview was conducted by e-mail. It is about Deepti Kapoor’s novel A Bad Character, first published by Penguin Random House, 2014. Summary of the novel (from Goodreads) A highly charged fiction debut about a young woman in India, and the love that both shatters and transforms her. She is twenty, restless in New Delhi. [...]

Two Poems – by Suhit Kelkar

Isosceles Majesty It fluttered into sight, forming ripples on the night’s cool surface – a faint beacon of grey, the outlines blending. It settled on the doorframe, within reach of my tiny palms, and I caught a glimpse of a plump body tapering to a pointy end. It would have been merely incongruous without the [...]

Beds – by Harnidh Kaur

Four corners of a sheet tucked in haphazardly, little island of certainty for when the floor wobbles and the roof stares down at your eyes, a game of blink with stakes too high to forfeit – empty eggshells of unmade memories, ghost limbs curved into clammy folds, piled upon each other, want braided into need, [...]