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ISSUE 42, March 2023 (Year 9)

SJ Sindu, Anuja Chandramouli, Zack Rogow, Riva Razdan, Michael B. Tager, Shabir Ahmad Mir, Ajay Sawant, Minal VM, Ciara Mandulee Mendis, Priyadarshini Gogi, Ayesha Chatterjee, Shyala Smith, John L. Gronbeck-Tedesco, Paul Melo e Castro, Epitácio Pais, Sarbpreet Singh, and  Kanya D’Almeida

Fiction | ‘A Rotten Deal’ by Kanya D’Almeida | Issue 42, March 2023

Kanya D’Almeida is a Sri Lankan writer. She won the 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Her fiction has appeared on Granta, Jaggery and The Bangalore Review. She holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University’s School of the Arts, and hosts The Darkest Light, a podcast exploring birth and motherhood...

Poetry | ‘Story Room’ by Ajay Sawant | Issue 42, March 2023

Ajay Sawant currently serves as Editorial Director at Globalage Poetry and Editorial Intern at Five South Literary Magazine. He has previously also served as guest editor at Inlandia Institute's Literary Review. He is an art activist and public speaker. His recent poems appear in Detester Magazine, VAYAVYA, America’s Art &...

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