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An excerpt from “Bee Stings”

Click here for an excerpt from my short story Bee Stings. And please share with friends and family.

Shortlisted for the Marina Nemat Creative Writing Award!

So excited! My collection of short stories titled Bee Stings is now with the jury. Click here to read more. Members of the jury are: Martha Sharpe (Simon & Schuster, Canada), Patrick Crean (Harper Collins, Canada), and Mark Medley (National Post, Books Editor). Now to find an agent and a publisher. Sigh.

Random House Student Award Reception – 10th Anniversary at University of Toronto SCS

What a shindig! On Thursday, November 22nd (yes, American Thanksgiving), the U of T School of Continuing Studies hosted a lovely 10th anniversary Random House Student Awards reception at the Faculty Club. I had a chance to meet and talk with several of the other finalists and all three of this year’s winners. Such talent! […]

Finalist for the 2012 Random House of Canada Student Award in Writing

I’m delighted that my short story Bonfire was a finalist in the 2012 Random House of Canada Student Award in Writing. In Bonfire, bloody race riots erupt in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and a newlywed’s survival depends on a husband she hardly knows. *** Last year, my short story, Nimbu Pani was a winner of the 2011 Random House of Canada Student […]

Finalist for 2012 Random House of Canada Student Award in Writing

I’m delighted that my short story Bonfire was a finalist in the 2012 Random House of Canada Student Award in Writing. In Bonfire, a newlywed comes to terms with her husband’s homosexual past even as bloody race riots erupt around them in their native Colombo. *** Last year, my short story, Nimbu Pani was a winner of the 2011 Random House […]

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Living & Loving My Life

INDIA UPDATE

Many physicists today postulate the existence of multiple universes, even when sober. We used to live in a world of infinite possibilities. Now we live in an infinite number of worlds. India shines. Democracy thrives. The economy booms. A hundred flyovers bloom. This is not that India. If you see your picture here one day, don’t worry. That’s not you.

Building an Everyday Life

finding supports for an adult disabled daughter

The Golden Antlers

The 5Cs' only source of news. Ever.

bits & pieces

life as I see it

Bathurst Muses

Writing Groups Demystified