Last song

Niranjan Kunwar | July 14, 2016

Those skulls and bones, not so long ago, were covered in flesh.

A day at the protests

Nepalikukur | May 19, 2016

Soon afterwards, though, a party activist came up and shook my hand.

On privilege: Notes from the Nepal Literature Festival

Itisha Giri | February 18, 2016

I am Juthey, a lowly, poor man of this world


Thank you for the reality check

Suman Giri | December 16, 2015

You were everything I imagined – chaotic, dirty, and severely mismanaged. But then, I wasn’t looking for anything serious either.

My dissent

Prawin Adhikari | October 3, 2015

I understand why some of my fellow citizens want to celebrate this document. But when I weigh that against why some other fellow citizens of mine find no reason for cheer, I find betrayal in the celebrations.

Pranaya Rana wins Writing Nepal 2015

La.lit | August 5, 2015

The second edition of La.Lit’s Writing Nepal short story contest, judged by US-based Nepali writer Samrat Upadhyay, has been won by Pranaya Rana with his tale of a man obsessed, ‘In the hollow of your hands hides a heartbeat’.

Writing Nepal 2015 Shortlist

La.lit | July 28, 2015

After browsing through 100-plus entries on the slow train from Saigon to Hanoi, Writing Nepal judge Samrat Upadhyay has whittled us a sharp shortlist. Here are the lucky seven

Waiting for O’Neill

Nepalikukur | July 3, 2015

How does one evaluate Parnab Mukherjee

Hollowed out

Rabi Thapa | May 7, 2015

Public transport is a doddle these days. With the empty can of the tempo rattling behind us, being seated in front with the driver is quite the same as being in a cab.