Short Story

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Print edition : March 30, 2018

Bama Faustina Susairaj shot to fame 25 years ago when she left the convent and published her experiences in 'Karukku'. Considered a contemporary life-writing classic, it pushed Dalit writing into high relief when its English translation won a national prize in 2001. Bama has four novels and over 50 stories in print.

Malini Seshadri is a freelance writer, editor and translator. Her previous translations include Bama's "Vanmam" (Oxford University Press, 2008) and ten short stories by various authors for an anthology of Dalit writing.

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