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    by Jacqui Lofthouse Is there such a thing as a ‘mistake’ in writing? It’s a curious question, as of course, there’s no such thing as the ‘perfect’ work of...

  • The Asian Reader on The Bees

    by Adrienne Loftus Parkins Every few years, the question of stereotyping in Asian literature comes up for discussion.  Many British Asian writers feel that publishers...

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Children of the Revolution, by Feroze Dada

March 22, 2015, No Comments

Children of the Revolution, by Feroze Dada

On arriving at HeHo, the nearest airport to Inle, we were met by Major who took us straight to their pier and our boat for the journey to the monastery. A sense of calm befell me. I felt I was back where I belonged. The...

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March 1, 2015, No Comments

It’s time Asian writers had their voices heard on...

It was after disappointing night at the theatre that Mahsuda Snaith turned her hand to playwriting. The evening left her feeling somewhat disillusioned about what makes good theatre. A seasoned novelist and short story writer,...

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  • January 21, 2014, 3 Comments

    The Gardener – Jocelyn Watson

    The Gardener – Jocelyn Watson

    Never in a sari.  On Sundays she’d always change first.  Back from mass, she’d unwind the six yards of silk or chiffon, replacing it with her baggy black cotton tracksuit and her brown pumps.  Even in those unflattering clothes, her black eyes and quiet grace shone through.  Read more of The Gardener by Jocelyn Watson, The Asian Writer...

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