In January 2005, my heart was torn between two women. By June, it was in tatters.
Jebin Gautam’s ‘The Last Morning Rendezvous’, a story of a woman navigating a specious relationship, won first place in the fourth edition of Writing Nepal: A Short Story Contest.
Devkota’s Shākuntal is far from being a simple translation or even an adaptation. It is, to use the words of P. Lal, a ‘transcreation’. Reading Devkota’s Shākuntal gives the sense of a sustained dialogue between two Māhakāvis of two distinct, but related, cultural and poetic traditions.
La.Lit, in partnership with the Open Institute, is pleased to announce the second edition of the La.Lit Fellowships in Nonfiction: New Ethnographic Writing. The NEW 2019 Fellowships aim to produce high-quality, research-driven writing.
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.
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.
Where do socio-economic dispossession and marginalization end and the physical realities of climate change begin? What’s in a definition? Who gets to define it? As the climate continues to change, who is in charge to telling its stories? The “refugees”? The people calling them refugees?