Short story

The beggar woman

Print edition : February 02, 2018

Mukesh Thali is a Konkani writer, translator and lexicographer, the recipient of Goa State Literary awards and co-author of the Konkani English Dictionary. He works with All India Radio, Panaji.

Hema Naik quit her job in a bank for full-time literary activism to promote the Konkani language. She produced the first film in Konkani and founded a publishing house, Apurbai Prakashan. One of the most well-known writers in Konkani, she has published novels, short fiction, and plays, focussing on the oppression that women face across class and caste in Indian society.

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