Two Minutes – By Ashokamitran

  Translated by Padma Narayanan and Subashree Krishnaswamy   1. “A short story by a Spanish writer comes to mind. Can’t remember the author’s name, or the title....

Mylapore – By Maa. Aranganathan

  Translated from the original Tamil by Nakul Vāc   It came and went like a flash of lightning. The ticket he had purchased was still in...

Mother – by N. Pichamurthi

  Translated by E. Annamalai & H. Schiffman I was traveling on a train. My attention, which was focussed on looking out of the open window...

Fruit with its flower – Vannadasan

Translated by N. Banumathy    When I asked Dinakari ”shall we buy from this shop?” she was busy picking up the flowers of  a vaagai  tree...

Waves – By Sundara Ramaswamy

  Translated by Rajaram Brammarajan   My acquaintance expected that I would be arrested that night. The attraction he had towards me — it is only my...

“Dostoyevsky’s Face” – By Jeyamohan

  Translated by Nakul Vāc  No one had expected Pa Kavundar1 to fall that soon! There were very few in our village that did not expect or wish...

Mannaasai (Greed for Land) – By Na.Pichamurthy

  Yes, this is my house. The empty site in front belongs to me. The enclosed square, contiguous with the site is also part of...

A Loss of Identity – By Mouni

  Translated by Dr. Albert Franklin   He awoke suddenly, wide awake in the night, cleanly awake, as if something had startled him. Trailing across the edges...

Window – By Sundara Ramaswamy

    I lay on a cot by the side of a window. Months ago, I crawled into it one evening and hadn’t got out of it...

A Hairy Tale – By Gopikrishnan

Translated by Latha Ramakrishnan I don’t know what you think of ‘Hair’. For that matter, I don’t know how many strands of hair are there...

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