writing

An education in the male species

Scenes from the chronicles of midlife romance.

| Jun 11, 2018

Looking back at the 2018 Galle Literary Festival

Why couldn’t the organisers of Galle Lit Fest tap into the vibrant civil society of academics, writers, and journalists in Sri Lanka?

| Feb 05, 2018

The task of writing

In conversation with Bangladeshi writer Farah Ghuznavi.

| May 20, 2015

Afghans authoring an uncertain future

Creative writing workshops in Kabul have enabled Afghan authors to express themselves.

| Mar 11, 2014

The house within

Naiyer Masud's multi-story Adabistan.

| Dec 01, 2011

Books that teach nothing

Let children read to be enthralled, not educated.

| May 01, 2010

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