Cherry Blossoms (Katha 2017 Third Prize winner)

Katha Contest Third Place Winner: Cherry Blossoms https://www.indiacurrents.com/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

Third prize at Katha 2017 (India Currents and Wellstone Center)

I am ecstatic! Won third prize in the Katha contest 2017. Thanks, India Currents Magazine and The Wellstone Center in the Redwoods for the opportunity. The theme this time was California. Take a read. All the stories are fantastic! https://www.indiacurrents.com/katha-fiction-contest-winners-announced/

Beautiful Eyes

My short story “Beautiful Eyes” was chosen for publication in Peacock Journal Sandhya Acharya – Beautiful Eyes  Beautiful Eyes “You have beautiful eyes”,  I remembered his words suddenly as I washed my face that morning. I hadn’t plucked my eyebrows for months, my skin was dry and my eyes had