Waters of March

I’ve tried to reflect on what I value the most from this fellowship experience. There have been moments of elation, and there have been deep lows. However, all these vignettes

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A Route of One’s Own

“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”
― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own
During late February this year, I was

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Of Boars and Babies (Part 2)

The Midpoint conference was quite eventful, if you couldn’t tell already. Midpoint was followed by the thematic conferences where the fellows were divided into three groups of ten and flew

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Of Boars and Babies (Part 1)

The 30 fellows scattered around the subcontinent met for the first time in three months this January. The location, astutely chosen, was amidst the Bandipur forests – away from the

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For She Who Tills

January began with a particularly strong wave of writer’s block. I found myself procrastinate a fair amount and as any dawdler will understand, one can spend hours berating oneself for

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Race, Caste, and What We Consume

I completed a Bachelor of Arts (Triple Major) in Psychology, Sociology, and Literatures in 2014. No, that’s not a typo; I meant to say “Literatures“. One of the first things

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Mountain Grain Madness

 
The first thing you notice about Mukteshwar is the sky. It is clear blue during the day and inky black in the nights, mottled by stars that seem to

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