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Temsula Ao ~ 25 October 1945 – 9 October 2022

Writers Workshop mourns the passing of Temsula Ao. Born in present-day Assam in 1945, she belonged to the Ao Naga community. She was Professor of English at North Eastern Hill University, from where she retired in 2010. Ao wrote poetry, fiction and nonfiction and was awarded the Padma Shri in 2007. In 1988, her debut volume, Songs That Tell became one of the first two poetry books from the northeastern states published by Writers Workshop. We also brought out her […]

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Poems from the Nilgiris

Author: Yash Muthanna Pages: 78 Year of Publication: 2022 Price: Rs 300 ISBN: 978-81-958199-8-0 (9788195819980) About the Author Yash Muthanna considers herself fortunate for having been able to spend her life away from cities, surrounded by nature and books, which are not only her mainstay but also her husband’s, her children’s and her grandchildren’s. This collection of poems is the result of her lifelong love of words. Teaser A Beautiful Country Old age is a beautiful country, a different world, a […]

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Eros ~ Ruminations on Love in Prose and Verse

Author: Asad Latif Pages: 66 Year of Publication: 2022 Price: Rs 300 / $10 ISBN: 978-81-958199-6-6 (9788195819966) About the Author Asad-ul Iqbal Latif is an editorial writer for The Straits Times, Singapore. He was born in Calcutta in 1957 and studied at Calcutta Boys’ School. He graduated with Honours in English from Presidency College, Calcutta, and read History for his Master of Letters degree at Clare Hall, Cambridge, where he was a Chevening Scholar. He also was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar […]

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Traces

Author: André Nayer  Translator (English): Harry Aveling Translator (Vietnamese): Châu Diên Pham Toàn Pages: 118 Year of Publication: 2022 Price: Rs 500 / €10 ISBN: 978-81-958199-7-3 (9788195819973) About the Author André Nayer was born in Jadotville/Likasi, Congo RDC, the son of a Belgian mother, Blanche Janssens, and an Indian father, Santokh Singh Nayer (born in Mombasa, Kenya), grandson of Gurdit Singh Nayer (born in Lahore, Punjab). His work has covered diverse roles, from years spent at Law School to jurist, researcher, […]

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Pirated Edition of One of Our Publications

It has come to our attention that a pirated edition of our publication, Mrityunjaya ~ The Death Conqueror, is being sold on sites like Amazon and Flipkart, and in a few bookstores too. Please go through the images in this post. The first image on the right will show you the back and front covers of the pirated edition. The second and third image (below) will show you the cover design of the authentic edition we have brought out. Writers […]

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How a Young Crow Came to Love a Sunbird, a Green Parrot, an Old Woman, and Balls of Rice

Author: Michael Chacko Daniels Illustrator: Adrija Ghosh Pages: 154 Year of Publication: 2022 Price: Rs 500 / $25 ISBN: 978-81-956648-0-1 (9788195664801) About the Author Michael Chacko Daniels lives and writes in San Francisco. He grew up in Bombay, where he attended St. Michael’s High School, Wilson College, and University of Bombay’s Department of Economics. He holds a Master’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. His parents grew up in an ancient Syrian Christian community in the south Indian state of Kerala. […]

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The Songs of Maya

Author: Papiya Bhattacharya Pages: 78 Year of Publication: 2022 Price: Rs 300 ISBN: 978-81-958199-4-2 (9788195819942) About the Author Papiya Bhattacharya is a freelance writer and science journalist. She teaches science writing at the Centre for Human Genetics in Bengaluru, and loves to write short stories and poetry. With a Master’s in Biochemistry, she has recently joined a Ph.D. programme at Jain University.  Her areas of interest include health policies, technology, ecology and environment, wildlife, agriculture, climate change, women and social issues surrounding them, […]

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Crossing the Line

Author: Prantik Banerjee Pages: 94 Year of Publication: 2022 Price: Rs 300 ISBN: 978-81-958199-1-1 (9788195819911) About the Author Prantik Banerjee teaches English in Nagpur, Maharashtra. His first book of poems, A Postscript on Missing Keys, was published by Writers Workshop, India. The Keeper of the Dead and Other Stories is his first collection of short stories, published by Dattsons, Nagpur. He has also written Cultural Studies: Texts and Contexts and Theory in Praxis: Discourses on Literature and Culture. His writings have […]

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Resurrection

Author: Sharmishtha Illustrator: Anil Nakhasi Pages: 70 Year of Publication: 2022 Price: Rs 200 ISBN: 978-81-958199-0-4 (9788195819904) About the Author Influenced by Kashmiri mysticism and nature, Sharmishtha writes poems, short stories, plays and reflective articles. As a life-long student of Sociology, she writes extensively on education and emancipatory learning. Her first book, Endless Longings… Journey of a Kashmiri Girl (2012) was based on the themes of conflict, dispossession and resilience. A firm believer in the healing power of words, Sharmishtha brings […]

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A Transparency against the Sunlight

Author: Jyotsna Agnihotri Gupta Pages: 140 Year of Publication: 2022 Price: Rs 550 ISBN: 978-81-958199-5-9 (9788195819959) About the Author Jyotsna Agnihotri Gupta (born 1948) taught English at Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi, from 1969 to 1980. Four of her poems feature in Professor P. Lal’s Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology and a Credo, published by Writers Workshop, India, in 1971. In 1980 she moved to the Netherlands, where she has lived since with her family. […]

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