Anis Shivani

COLUMN: JAIPUR COMES TO HOUSTON

COLUMN: JAIPUR COMES TO HOUSTON

The Zee Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) came to Houston, Texas for the first time in September and it was an...

Published Sep 30, 2018 06:28am
COLUMN: AFTER THE APOCALYPSE

COLUMN: AFTER THE APOCALYPSE

“In three or four generations the race would not be able to survive at all, would not be able to make...

Published May 27, 2018 08:37am
COLUMN: WRITERS AND THEIR RITUALS

COLUMN: WRITERS AND THEIR RITUALS

Last month marked the launch of the Smithsonian Institution’s ‘Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the...

Published Mar 25, 2018 06:15am
COLUMN: HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL

COLUMN: HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL

Novel-writing is a desperate struggle against the community imposed by the world. It is a fight against so-called...

Published Nov 19, 2017 06:49am
COLUMN: PRIESTESS OF THE ALT-RIGHT

COLUMN: PRIESTESS OF THE ALT-RIGHT

“I am a big fan of Hindu [sic].” — Donald J. Trump, Oct 15, 2016.“Nobody wanted peace more than Adolf...

Updated Jul 12, 2017 02:30pm
COLUMN: Betraying Miss Brodie

COLUMN: Betraying Miss Brodie

“This is Stanley Baldwin who got in as prime minister and got out again ere long… Miss Mackay [the headmistress]...

Published Apr 02, 2017 07:34am
Column: Bob Dylan deserved it

Column: Bob Dylan deserved it

Dylan has affected almost all literary writers of the past half century, whether or not they have directly encountered

Updated Feb 04, 2017 12:48pm
Dead on arrival

Dead on arrival

How political correctness is killing literature in America

Updated Dec 19, 2016 03:05pm
To reimagine reality

To reimagine reality

The timeless works of Philip K. Dick evoke a sense of pure wonder about what it might mean to be human

Published Aug 21, 2016 06:57am