It is the start of 2015 and in keeping with the time of year, the first book we are publishing this year is an anthology of short stories penned by a group of new and talented young writers. Some of these writers have been previously published, while the larger majority is being published for the […]
We couldn’t decide. Both of these stories were exceptional. So we gave them both the prize. Mohammed Musthafa Azeez for A Plate of Rice and Neha Puntambekar for In Exile Both stories, as different as night and day, were strong in language, originality and racked up the votes (considering In Exile was the last story […]
This was a tough one. Not only was there strong competition, but we had the author’s second entry to consider as well. So when we picked Dr. Roshan Radhakrishnan for A Second Chance, it was a hard, long haul. Up against the likes of Mr. and Mrs. Sampath, and Sowing Seeds, A Second Chance edged ahead […]
For her incredibly twisted and fantastic short story, our winner in the paranormal genre is SS Kuruganti for Together Forever SS Kuruganti’s short story sent chills down our spines. Here is an author with a great imagination, and we think she deserves her place as a winner in the Indireads 1st Short Story Competition. Great […]
Our first winner for Indireads 1st Short Story Competition is: Yamini Vasudevan for Beautiful Indireads felt that Yamini’s ability to turn a simple memory into a powerful story gave her a decided edge over the competition. This was a fairly easy choice for us, so congratulations, Yamini!