La.Lit, in partnership with the Open Institute, is pleased to announce the La.Lit Fellowships in Nonfiction: New Ethnographic Writing 2018. Selected Fellows will receive financial support of up to Rs. 50,000 to conduct their fieldwork and research along with technical and editorial support, including workshops.
John was drunk the first time I met him – 68 years old, thin but tough, short but imposing. He looked like a Guy Ritchie gangster well past his prime, sashaying and stumbling across the strobe-lit dance floor of an unremarkable bar in Thamel.
Image: Amish Mulmi
Don’t touch the animals.
I know my country is better than this, though I no longer think it as good as I did on November 8.
Do I imagine myself visiting a gobargas project in the sticks to see if my environmental sins are being alchemized into virtue?