Interview of Me by Amita Basu

Some time ago, I read Ana Vidosavljevic’s articles at The Curious Reader, a magazine we both write for. I went on to discover her other writing, then her website. I was struck by her honest, fresh writing; by the novelty and freshness of her prose; and by her imaginative and accessible stories for children. I […]

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Finding A Soulmate In Kamala Das

https://www.thecuriousreader.in/essays/kamala-das/ I​’ve always believed that a soulmate is someone who is alive and close to you – the person you meet at some point and (hopefully) have her/him around for the rest of your life. At no point did I ever consider that I’d find my soulmate in a dead poet. But I did, and […]

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Interview With Amita Basu, Cognitive Science PhD Candidate And Writer

Amita Basu is a cognitive science PhD candidate. Her fiction has appeared/is forthcoming in Silver Pen Fabula Argentea, Flash Fiction Magazine, Gasher, Fearsome Critters, Kelp, Potato Soup Journal, Star 82 Review, Dove Tales, St. Katherine Review, Novel Noctule, Entropy, Proem, The Bookends Review, Muse India, Scarlet Leaf Review, and The Right-Eyed Deer. Her nonfiction has appeared in […]

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How Reading Helped Me Cope With My Father’s Death

https://www.thecuriousreader.in/essays/reading-to-cope-with-death/ Being heartbroken can make you feel worthless and hopeless, losing a job leaves you desperate, but losing a loved one is probably the toughest challenge you’ll have to face in life. I learned this a few years ago when I lost my father. After my father’s death, my friends were there for me. While […]

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The Red Wooden Box

Defiant Scribe is a beautiful online magazine for all those who want to read something bold, different and charming. My story “The Red Wooden Box” has been published in their February issue “Friends and Enemies”: The Red Wooden Box

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