A must-read, and a please-acquire book. And not just because I was included. These are 21 stories written by South Asian women under 40. I'm particularly kicked about the fact that this anthology breaks several stereotypes about 'women's writing'. There's a graphic short story, a detective story, an internet story, a prostitute story (except there aren't any hearts of gold), a tender killing story.... Worth reading.
A FLASH FICTION CONTEST
Toto Funds the Arts, Delhi Chapter, invites entries for its flash fiction contest. The winner will get a cash prize of Rs. 3000 and two runners-up will be awarded Rs. 1000 each. A public event will be organized for the winners to read their stories along with an established author.
- You cannot be older than 30 on June 1, 2007. Include a statement confirming your date of birth and that the story is original and unpublished.
- The contest is limited to young Indians residing in Delhi and NCR. No NRIs, please.
- Only one submission is allowed per person.
- The story cannot exceed 500 words.
- Entries can be either sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by snail mail to:
TFA Contest, D/377 2nd Floor, Defence Colony,
New Delhi 110024.
- The deadline is 20 April 2007. Please mention your name and contact details separately, not on the entry itself.