कसिङ्गर

Rita Shree Baramu | September 1, 2019

आमै प्राय भनी राख्थिन्, “आइतीको जस्तो जिन्दगी त शत्रुले पनि बाँच्नु नपरोस् ।” आइती अर्थात् मेरी क्षामा, क्षामा अर्थात् आमाकी बहिनी । संसारमा मैले राम्ररी नियालेका र चिनेका मान्छे मध्ये पहिलो आमा अनि उनै क्षामा...

Feminist fiction

For Every Season

Paavan Mathema | August 18, 2019

Her daughters would be strong, they would do whatever they wanted.
They would not give up their dreams, would not become her.
Perhaps that’s why she would try to steer us away from stereotypes – away from kitchens and brooms, away from frilly dresses and colourful nail polishes.

Breaking the Bracket 2019

La.lit | August 8, 2019

Breaking the Bracket 2019: A Writing Program, is inviting young, emerging female and gender non-conforming writers writing in Nepali languages and English to participate in a year long program.

To Ebba, soul and body

Byanjana Thapa | August 7, 2019

So what do we love, in the end? An amalgam of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and phosphorus? Or a projection, a shadow, a signal that blinks off when its physical progenitor ceases to draw breath?

Writing Nepal 2019: A short story contest

La.lit | July 3, 2019

La.Lit, the literary magazine from Nepal, is partnering with writer Samrat Upadhyay to organize the fourth edition of Writing Nepal: A Short Story Contest.

New approaches to old preoccupations

Pranaya SJB Rana | June 26, 2019

What this collection is not is just a paean to a lost homeland or the pain of exile. In stories both accomplished and inept, there is a nuanced look at what it means to be Tibetan, not just as a nationality, a political or religious identity, but as simply human.

Ani Lama

Muna Gurung | June 14, 2019

When Lama Wangchuk shoved his huge feet into my new shoes, I knew they would never be the same again. Both his feet and my shoes. He lifted his maroon monk robe to admire them, turning his feet side to side, pivoting on his toes.

Description

Shrawan Mukarung | May 26, 2019

Since he heard that “Man has reached the moon”,
our Thuley has left home.

Action Has Been Taken

Gyanu Adhikari | May 10, 2019

The fact is, the strangest story I ever read in my life was when I was 27. I was living in Kirtipur and I read a story that has forever changed my life.