Fiction

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...

Katha Contest Third Place Winner: Cherry Blossoms

Stepping out of the plane, that first day in America, it was the vastness that first struck me. I took in the wide blue skies, the unending green lawns, and the circuitous freeways as we drove from the airport in Arun’s convertible top-down silver gray mustang. I took...

Katha Contest Second Place Winner – Chapter 1: Subterfuge in the Septagon

The first time that I met her was in the conference room on the top floor of the Septagon.  Well, top floor sounds a bit misleading when you work in a secret bunker somewhere deep underground below Silicon Valley, California.  Even those of us who work down there have...

Katha Contest First Place: Alcatraz

The tour has not even started in earnest and Priya already regrets coming. The ferry slicing through the surf towards Alcatraz Island is stirring the first waves of nausea in the pit of her stomach. Tourists crowd one side of the ferry, jockeying for the best pics of...