Revealing the cover for Train Friends – Bombay Roots, Parallel Tracks, Shared Journeys. A new collection of essays from the co-founders of Story Artisan Press, Nandini Patwardhan and Ranjani Rao. How do you like our cover? Let us know what comes to mind upon first view. Are you surprised? Intrigued? Pleased?
Story Artisan Press co-founder Nandini Patwardhan recollects her days of growing up in Mumbai in the 1960s. She takes us back on a nostalgic ride to simpler times as she explores the intricate nuances of motherhood. Here’s a free peek into the upcoming essay collection – Train Friends.
Parenting has never been easy. In this digital age where artificial intelligence guides our behavior as well as our choices, what is a parent’s role? Ranjani Rao, co-founder of Story Artisan Press tries to figure things out in this article published today on Khabar.
Story Artisan Press has exciting news to share. Our ebooks are now available through the Singapore library system. Checkout No Longer NRI essays, Negative and other short stories and Abroad at home musings through Overdrive at the NLB website. Singapore residents and library members can now read our ebooks for FREE. Let us know what you think. Even better, write reviews on Amazon, Goodreads, your blog, FB and other platforms.
When this picture of Femina’s Miss India 2019 uniformly beautiful contestants, with their light skin tone and straight hair faced public outrage, I cheered. Like most of my peers, I came of age in India in the era of Fair and Lovely, facing the biases of a patriarchal society that puts a premium on the complexion of a girl. In this hard-hitting article in Medium.com, Neha Dixit, takes us through her own story as she tries to explain this national obsession. Hats off, Neha. More power to you.