Garden of People

Garden of People

“Daddy, is native a bad word?” I say softly, half hoping the urge to ask would go away. My father leans his tall frame over the balustrade. He is inspecting his garden to make sure that plants needing protection have been tended to; each one has a small dried...

Filigree from Gold and Silver

SWIMMER AMONG THE STARS by Kanishk Tharoor.  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.  239 pages. Kanishk Tharoor is both a nomadic writer and a city-dweller.  Currently making New York his home, Tharoor, as evidenced by his imaginative writing, is equally at home in other...

Exaptation

He waits on the corner of Mission and 21st. Their third date. He wears a black shirt, blousy around his paunch. He mentioned in a text that he had ten pounds to lose, though his online profile stated he couldn’t date anyone who was even a little overweight. Well, she...
Summer Reading Recommendations for you!

Summer Reading Recommendations for you!

We, at India Currents, have put together a list of books for summer time reading! From fiction to non-fiction, we have a range of titles to choose from. Recommendations from Vandana Kumar, Publisher Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese Marion and Shiva Stone are twin...

Katha Fiction Contest Winners Announced!

Here are the winners of the 2017 Katha fiction contest co-sponsored by India Currents and the Wellstone Center in the Redwoods. This year’s judges were Steve Kettmann and Sarah Ringler of the Wellstone Center. First prize – Alcatraz by Vrinda Baliga. This...