We have chosen two stories not as representatives of Indian speculative fiction but as interesting instances of the genre.
Father must not have known that I had already heard mention of Sheesha Ghat from visitors in his house. I knew that it was the most widely known and least inhabited ghat on the Big Lake, and that a scary woman by the name of Bibi was its sole owner.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Jagadish Chandra Bose's "Runaway Cyclone."
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Naiyer Masud's "Sheesha Ghat."
As part of this week's issue, we asked a panel of writers, critics, academics and editors to answer some questions about Indian SF.
In the second half of this week's round-table, the panel discuss their visions for Indian speculative fiction, their recommendations and influences.
"My Tamil is a colonial language, just as Hindi is, just as English is. Where I am in the power balance depends on which power balance we're talking about."
mantras couldn't (sri rama rama rameti) shape me to match / the movies
A few years ago a supernatural event was observed which rocked the scientific communities of America and Europe.