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They Told My Friend

This flash story was originally published by Bandit Fiction on 05 September, 2021. Image Credit They told my friend: “Stop washing your face.” Daniel kept the cleanest face at school – before our mums pulled us out to work. He’d been a good student; he was saddened. Then he laughed and fell to fieldwork.  Daniel […]

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Promises

A flash story about the promises we make ourselves.

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The Hours

A flash story about the deracinated, isolated contemporary worker struggling to keep track of the hours and the seasons.

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Trio

Blue Pepper Literary Magazine published my flash play “Trio.” Image Credit *** ETHEL: You didn’t let me go last year. Now, I’m going. #3: Look what she’s packing. Two bits of string – to wit, a bikini. HANNAH: That’d look lovely on you, darling. It’s just your colour – #3: That bulge-eyed Mr. Geil is […]

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Holiday

Meet Cute Press republished my flash story “Holiday,” previously published in The Bookends Review. Image credit *** “Is it really possible to stay awake for four days?” said Jaya.  “Will we even enjoy it?” Four days.  That’s all we had.  Two of which we’d spend in the train, coming and going.  I decided: we mustn’t […]

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Weary

Inside a tranquil old stone temple, the journey to recovery from an eating disorder begins.

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One Day

A series of ten vignettes set in an Indian metropolis. The vignettes follow different individuals in different settings, over the course of one day.

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Re:Birth

A woman heals from trauma, and begins her journey back towards life — via love for two unexpected entities.

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Promises

A microstory about the possibility about systemic change.

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How To Catch A Bee

In this magic realist flash story published at Dove Tales: Gardens in the Desert, wildflowers learn about cooperation. The hard way,