Non Fiction

The house that Uttam Kunwar built

Niranjan Kunwar | August 18, 2013

Bhupeen and Chaubis Reel “The essay and poetry are deeply related,” said Bhupeen, “the way I am related to my brother. The blood that flows inside an essay is the same blood that flows inside poetry.” This year, Bhupeen’s essay collection Chaubis Reel was unanimously nominated for the 2012 Uttam Shanti Puraskar, and his acceptance speech at […]

Jhapa’s literary rising

The Contextator | March 13, 2013

Kala Sahitya Utsav – 2069, the first major literary gathering outside Kathmandu, came to a close on Monday, 12th March, 2013, in Kakarbhitta, after what has been three days of engaging discussions on numerous literary, cultural and sociopolitical issues.

What is a classic? A hundred years of Nepali literature (1900-2000)

Sharada Sharma | January 18, 2013

A literary work that possesses the quality of being eternally significant by building upon historically relevant work in a creatively stylistic manner can be