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...

Refugee Girl – By Appadurai Muttulingam

  Translated by: Aniruddhan Vasudevan   The girl in the green-yellow-white waitress uniform was a refugee. She could be either from India or Sri Lanka, or perhaps even...

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...

Worship – By Indira Parthasarathy

  Translated by Ka.Naa.Subramanyam   Vaduga Naicken was surprised that a beggar who made his living by going the rounds of the town begging fistfuls of rice...

Meals Plus Forty Rupees – By T. Janakiraman

  "Money Order? For me?!" "Yes sir.. for you only!" "Uthrapathy, you are old enough to be astigmatic.. Take a good look again.. Do you want my...

The Lifting of the Curse – By Pudhumaippithan

  Translated by Ka.Naa.Subramanyam 1 The stone statue of the woman stood by the wayside. It is the statue of a grown-up  woman, her flesh distilled into stone...

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...

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...

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...

A Great Epic – by Mouni

  Translated from Tamil by N Banumathy Kittu’s work is over. A great  epic  which he started to write is complete now. After this, his very...
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