Writing Assam

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Writing Assam_Chandrica Barua

I The wind blows free despite being bound in abstractions and contrarieties. I marvel at the freedom of the wind, caught up as it is between the Assam who fights and the Assam who lives; the Assam in war and the Assam of calm. II My voice is mellow; why? Did you expect fire? I… Read more »

Tracing Eco feminism in Hindu mythology

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Exploring the philosophy of eco feminism and how we can find arguments, instances and traditions in Hindu mythology to support environmentalism as a value in our traditional narratives Eco feminism is a philosophy which states that there is an accepted hierarchy between species that exist on earth and reasons that this hierarchy and discrimination that… Read more »

2018 Jaipur Literature Festival Blogging Competition

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Blog press release

Jaipur Literature Festival’s International Blogging Competition has had its most successful year yet, with hundreds of entries by emerging and established writers from all over the world. Bloggers of all ages wrote original creative and critical responses to this year’s themes of Poetry, the Environment, and Gender Identity. “The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival is a… Read more »

The First Book Club – ZEEJLF Bloggers Session

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Literary agents Jayapriya Vasudevan and Preeti Gill, and Publisher Aditi Maheshwari-Goyal interacting with the ZEE JLF 2017 Blogging contest winners   Rahul Nair, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 Blogger   ‘The experience of winning was euphoric, but what has been even more profound is the experience of working in the intense, fast-paced environment that… Read more »