India Insight

Book Talk: Mizoram’s pain yet to heal 29 years after peace accord

May 18, 2015


Author Malsawmi Jacob was in high school when the independence movement in the future state of Mizoram began in 1966. Her father, an army subedar stationed in the hill town of Shillong, now in the state of Meghalaya, predicted at the time that ordinary people would bear the brunt of an armed conflict. He was right.

Writing a novel? Just tweet it

August 9, 2009

When Matt Stewart’s agent submitted his debut novel to publishing houses, he didn’t quite get the response he wanted.