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Falling Forest Trees.

Cover story on Indian fantasy in The Week. National newsmagazine, people. Walls, writing on . See, now we actually exist.

Seven launch

at Oxford Bookstore, CP, 19th, 630 pm. Come, and bring everyone. I’ll be there, as will Hurree Babu and Anoushka Ravishankar, both of whom are very nice and much more interesting than me. And we will all read and talk and stuff.

Scholastic SF Anthology

Do pick up this new SF anthology from Scholastic India; It’s called 7 Science Fiction stories, which should give you a fairly big clue as to what’s in it. I am, for one, with a story called Intergalactic Idol, and among the other writers in there, I’ve previously read (and admired) Nilanjana S. Roy, Anushka … Continue reading

Virgin November solicits

This is why I havent been blogging.Im writing Devi from #3 onwards; Devi 1 comes out September in India, my stuff from November, monthly (July, September onwards respectively abroad) and EoS from November abroad, hopefully from November in India too. Update: Amend that to ‘I really don’t know when anything’s out, I hope it’s all … Continue reading


I think the book is now available. So get it, yes? The last week has been a bit of a blur. Will not attempt a recap at this point, its past 2am and am very sleepy. But thanks everyone who came for the Cal reading (and yes, we filled the room, without Tollywood stars roped … Continue reading

I wish, I wish, I were

at Worldcon

Giants collide

Must-read for fantasy/kid-lit fans: from the BBC Author Terry Pratchett has complained that the status of Harry Potter author JK Rowling is being elevated “at the expense of other writers”. In a recent interview with Time magazine, Rowling said she was “not a huge fan of fantasy” and was trying to “subvert” the genre. The … Continue reading

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March 2023