About the Contributor
Dipika Mukherjee‘s second novel, Shambala Junction, won the UK Virginia Prize for Fiction (Aurora Metro, 2016). Her debut novel, was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize and republished as Ode to Broken Things (Repeater, 2016) was also released as an Audible book in 2017. Her short story collections include Rules of Desire (Fixi, Malaysia, 2015) and edited collections include Champion Fellas (Word Works, 2016), Silverfish New Writing 6 (Silverfish, 2006) and The Merlion and Hibiscus (Penguin, 2002). She has two poetry collections: The Third Glass of Wine (Writer’s Workshop, 2015), and The Palimpsest of Exile (Rubicon Press, 2009). She is a Juror on the The Neustadt International Prize for Literature 2017, also known as the American Nobel.
God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
A lush, lyrical novel about loss and life. Set in India, this book strikes an universal chord with the story of loneliness and longing and the unconscionable cost of a moment's surrender.
More from Issue Nine:
- The Place That He Can Never Return To
- The Cyclops
- The Girl with Many Names by Kristin LaFollette
- Three by Deb Scudder
- The Mourner by Louise Burgess
- Margot by Marni Appleton
- Pebbles on a Shore by Lynne E Blackwood
- blindfolded minds by Rachel Hawkins
- Phantom habits by Blakeley Bartee
- Dementia’s Mantra by Mike Ferguson
- At The Edge