Quarantine, the short story after which the novel is named, features a man who is still bitter towards his grandfather for being ungrateful and insensitive to his mother, the only person in the family who takes care of him.
Queer Ink is organizing Writers Workshop (group and online) in India.
It’s possible, even as readers, to get formulaic. Given the length and breadth of popular contemporary literature, we expect our books to give us what movies these days do.
Ruth Vanita and Saleem Kidwai have graciously agreed to make time for us in their very busy Mumbai schedule.
Celebrate the genres of contemporary queer literature and erotica with readings from the book followed by a panel discussion featuring Meenu & Shruti, editors, Close , Too Close in conversation with Kaizaad Kotwal - writer, designer and director of award winning play "Vagina Monologues" & Roy Wadia- Executive Director, "Heroes Project".
LABIA, in collaboration with RCWS, invites you to a scrumptious evening for the release of the 14th issue of SCRIPTS
We are pleased to announce the book launch of Close, Too Close: The Tranquebar Book of Queer Erotica. The book has been co-edited by Meenu Pandey, Program Coordinator, Knowledge and Scholarship, CREA.
Kari is a graphic novel by Amruta Patil about an eponymous character, who is very easy to fall in love with for a somewhat femme, mostly chapstick-lesbian.
We have invited poet Arundhathi Subramaniam to hold a poetry session with the Queer Ink book club.
Queer lives are becoming increasingly visible in writings and art, in demanding for rights, in challenging the law, in voicing protests, in starting organisations, in making an online presence; robust, vibrant and diverse voices are being heard in India and South Asia. This book is an attempt to add to those voices.
Meet Onir ( Director of National Award Winning film ‘I Am’) and Sridhar Rangayan (Flim Maker & Founder, The Humsafar Trust) at the launch.
A wonderful line up and it promises to be one of the most interesting discussions on Women's Writing and the Women's Movement (s) ever...
The second meet is already upon us, and it's exactly what any reader would dream to do - hold a discussion with the author about the story they've written, right after they've read it.
We're kick starting this year's Yaariyan calendar with a lovely book reading event with our dear friend and an amazing story teller, Ninad Jog.
I feel like everyday the book surprises me. Last year it was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award and was picked up by several post-secondary institutions as a text book. Consequently, the first run sold out in just a little over a year and I am currently getting ready for the release of the second edition which features a new story and illustration.
Queer Ink is starting a book club, which will take books, stories, poetry, and pretty much any written word that catches our fancy and infuse it with meaning that's alternative and queer.
Scott Kugle’s Homosexuality in Islam, is a must read for Queer people of all faiths (not just Muslims) and also for feminists, atheists and other minorities that challenge patriarchy.
The Mumbai LitFest panel discussion with Giti Thadani, Hoshang Merchant, Shobhna S. Kumar. Facilitated by Jerry Pinto.
Date : 5th November, 2011
Time : 11AM-12PM
Venue : NCPA, Mumbai
Among the crowd of 400 odd diwali issues that flood the market every year covering diverse topics, is ‘Purushspandana’, brought out by Men Against Violence and Abuse (MAVA), which has …
The best kind of books are the ones that make you want to write. The Reward by R.Singh does just that.
It starts off interestingly as the writer uses rich imagery to paint vivid pictures of his childhood. The writing here creates such strong impressions, that I shared his nostalgia, when he recollects his childhood memories towards the end of his life. It momentarily made me pine for some of my own childhood... a phase of my life that I like to think about, very little.