Keki Daruwalla, Clare Azzopardi, Mark Tully and Mridula Koshy in conversation with Sunil Sethi

 

The short story is an undervalued and demanding form and one particularly suited for time-challenged readers. The need for compression, concision and narrative momentum provide a delightful range and diversity in storylines. Clare Azzopardi is a Maltese short story writer. Keki Daruwalla is a major Indian poet equally well-known for his fiction and short stories. Mark Tully is an iconic broadcaster and journalist with a forthcoming collection of short stories titled Upcountry Tales. Mridula Koshy writes fiction and short stories and is a strong contemporary voice. In conversation with writer and critic Sunil Sethi, they discuss the nuances of the genre.