20 notebooks

a documentation

I have moved, migrated…

picking up my bird cage, my cane mattress, my half-read book, half-eaten bread crust I bundled up my creased clothes, left some used slippers, picked up pens, a peacock feather, … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

November 1, 2014 brings in a lot for me and to me

I will be heading to Hyderabad to participate in the launch of three books and one new literary magazine: ‘I Muse…’ a collection of Gita Iyengar’s poems. I will be reading a … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

I didn’t win but I came back feeling rather victorious…

This is the screen space that my book ‘The Arithmetic of Breasts and Other Stories’ shared at Publishing Next, Goa: And the jury for the Awards consisted of: Bipin Shah, … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘The Arithmetic of Breasts and Other Stories’ shortlisted for Publishing Next’s Award!

Dear Friends, It gives me great pleasure to announce that my ebook, ‘The Arithmetic of Breasts and Other stories’ has been shortlisted for Publishing Next’s Industry awards in the Digital Book … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

My haibun, ‘Palimpsest’ in Haibun Today

My haibun appears in Haibun Today. This is my first ever haibun. I’m so glad. The editors of Haibun Today, Glenn and Ray, have been very encouraging. Go read! http://haibuntoday.com/ht83/h_Potkar_Palimpsest.htmlContinue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘Dream Warriors: Ramayan redux’ in Triangulation: Parch

My short story, Dream Warriors: Ramayan Redux gets included in the Triangulation: Parch Anthology. Editor: Stephen Ramey. Here’s an excerpt of this story (in its earlier, unedited form): *** Drifting … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ten Thousand Waves ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I’m back from a remarkable Hyderabad experience of poets, poetry, haibun, biryani, philosophy, and people… too much to put so quickly into words. This becomes the river of never-ending gurgles. … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment