A Life Well-Lived: Sujatha Ramprasad

A Life Well-Lived: Sujatha Ramprasad

Tribute to Sujatha Ramprasad: January 1971-March 2016  Mountains heaved out of the Bay area landscape in chiseled light and shade as the morning fog clung to their tops. We descended slowly down a mountain, amidst the grumbles we heard from the wheels. Suja looked at...
Plunging Necklines, Gaping Armholes and Low Risers

Plunging Necklines, Gaping Armholes and Low Risers

In a shocking reversal of trends, showing one’s undergarments has changed from being a faux pas to a fashion statement. Those of us who are used to snickering “Sunday is longer than Monday” at the sight of a peeking undergarment should refrain from going to places...
Kindness

Kindness

Raji was looking forward to a long relaxing bath. She even took the day off to really savor it. With the kids off at school, the house was empty and quiet. She mentally fixed the time at which she would take her bath; at noon she would fill the bath tub with nice warm...
Two Daddies

Two Daddies

I was headed east from California on a red-eye flight. As soon as I boarded the plane I buckled up, covered myself with my very own red blanket and tried to fall asleep. I have heard some pretty colorful stories about the way in which the airline blankets are cleaned...
2014 Katha Fiction Contest Results

2014 Katha Fiction Contest Results

Thank you to all for submitting your story to Katha: Desi Fiction Contest 2014. As the judges can attest, it was a very tough job to identify the finalists. To all the writers who submitted, keep writing and keep submitting. Congratulations to all the winners. Here...