WWB: Writing from the Tamil Diaspora
WWB Announces its April 2015 Issue Dedicated to Writing from the Tamil Diaspora
This month we present writing from the Tamil, selected and introduced by writer and translator Lakshmi Holmström.
The fourteen writers in this issue deploy a wide range of styles and plots as they grapple with questions of alienation, exile, and diaspora.
Sahitya Akademi Award winner Ashokamitran evokes Borges, Emily Dickinson, and Ambrose Bierce.
Sri Lankan novelist, essayist, and short story writer Appudurai Muttalingam finds a traditional community torn apart by war.