Category Archives: Other published work

My article in Women’s Web about a brief encounter with a “neighbor”

Some people we meet in life make an abrupt entry and a hasty exit, leaving faint but lasting impressions in their wake. Nothing too remarkable about my experience, I don’t even remember her name and yet I find myself thinking … Continue reading

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My short story A Boon for Sara in Indian Literature journal

My short story titled ‘A Boon for Sara’ was published last year in the bimonthly journal Indian Literature by Sahitya Akademi (National Academy of letters in India). Whatever recent work I have had a chance to publish,  has mostly been in an online … Continue reading

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My book review of NurtureShock in Women’s Web

I attempted a book review for the first time after having read the excellent book “NurtureShock”, which simply blew me away with shocking insights into raising children. I wish I could have done a better job, because, looking back, I … Continue reading

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My short story ‘One Saturday Morning’ in Indian Short Fiction

It is strange how writing can be influenced in subtle and indirect ways. For my birthday six months ago, my husband had gifted me “On Writing”. It is a fantastic book with valuable lessons on writing by Stephen King, the … Continue reading

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My story ‘Gardening’ in eFiction India magazine

The May 2014 issue (Vol.02 Issue. 08) of eFiction India magazine describes their theme as follows: “This month’s issue is all about celebrating our flaws and giving them a shape that makes them truly flaw(e)some.” Flawed indeed, is the central character in my … Continue reading

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My story ‘Conditions Apply’ in Siliconeer magazine

This story was inspired by an incident narrated in a TED talk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeOumyTMCI8) by a social worker in India: Dr. Sunitha Krishnan, founder of Prajwala, an organization that rescues women and children who are victims of trafficking and prevents them … Continue reading

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Guest post ‘Invisible Multiple Arms’ in Women’s Web magazine

This guest post in Women’s Web magazine was based on an older post: ‘Those Invisible Multiple Arms‘. Here is the link: http://www.womensweb.in/2013/03/working-women-multitasking and the content of the published post:                                                                              *      *       *                                                                    Invisible Multiple Arms Working in the … Continue reading

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