Short story


Volume Three of Fearsome Critters is out, with my short story “Sanctuary.” Set on a solo weekend trip to Benaras, “Sanctuary” fictionalises a friend’s psychoglocial journey. A journey of healing from trauma, rediscovering oneself through reflection (with aid from psychedelics), and recovering one’s faith in people and purpose in life.

Fearsome Critters published my short story “Sanctuary” in their third annual anthology of millennial art. Buy hard copies on Amazon, or read my story — and the other poems, stories, essays, plays, and hybrid pieces — for free at Issuu’s digital portal (my story is on p92).


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By Amita Basu

I'm a writer based in Bangalore, India.

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