Books, Fiction, writers, Writing

A Short Excerpt from “Mother & Son”

A few months after moving to Delhi, Joy was flooded with photographs procured by his mother. There were pictures of all kinds of women. Doctors, lawyers, masters degree holders, arts graduates, teachers, and even a tribal woman who couldn’t speak a word of Bengali or English. My cousin was asked to rate the photographs and… Continue reading A Short Excerpt from “Mother & Son”

Books, Family, Fiction, Marriage, Women

My New Kindle Release

Momma's boy, Debojit, is on the search for the perfect bride. Join him and his parents as they visit potential life partners. Expect some surprises for poor Debojit and his mother. Check out my short story on Amazon Kindle. Always free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers. Amazon India: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B07D3WHSXD Amazon USA: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D3WHSXD Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07D3WHSXD

Cats, Fiction, short story, shortstory

The Missing Cat – A Short Story

"Hey, look here. Your cat is no Empress of Blandings.” Those words hurt. Indra looked at his cousin Gauri and tried to keep his calm. He was against body shaming of all kinds but how dare she make such a comparison! And he told her as much. "Gauri Sarkar! My cat is half the size… Continue reading The Missing Cat – A Short Story

Children, Fiction

Crazy Veena

It happened again. Somebody in class put the apostrophe in the wrong place and Veena was angry. Her classmates thought that she was a nice girl, but they didn’t understand why punctuation mattered so much to her. “You are not our English teacher,” they complained sometimes. But Mr. Ghosh, the English teacher, supported Veena. “Yes… Continue reading Crazy Veena

Children, Fiction, The Telegraph

Pink Dresses – Part I

She’s coming back, finally!” Sree exclaimed. Shreya frowned. “No, she isn’t. It’s just for two weeks,” she corrected her friend. Sree stopped grinning but refused to be sad. “We haven’t seen her in one year,” she thought out loud. The same question was stuck in both their minds: would Rhea be the same as before?… Continue reading Pink Dresses – Part I