Humra Quraishi - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 2
12:00 pm

The Big Short: Big Idea, Short Stories

Humra Quraishi*, Jahnavi Barua, Vasudhendra with Gita Aravamudan

* Indicates that the speaker will be participating at the Festival via Zoom


Humra Quraishi is a Delhi based writer – columnist – journalist. Her books include a book on the Kashmir Valley , Kashmir: The Untold Story ; a volume of her collective writings, Views: Yours and Mine ; a short story collection , More Bad Time Tales ; a volume , Divine Legacy : Dagars & Dhrupad ; debut novel – Meer … Her short stories have been published in several magazines and journals. She has co- authored The Good The Bad and The Ridiculous : Profiles ; Absolute Khushwant and a series of writings with the late Khushwant Singh.
Her take on what’s it like to be a singleton in today’s turbulent times is part of the Penguin published anthology- Chasing the Good Life:On Being Single And one of her essays , The State Can’t Snatch Away our Children, is part of the Zubaan published anthology – Of Mothers And Others .And in the volume on the 1984 Sikh riots – 1984 :In Memory and Imagination , her essay is titled -Why Not a Collective Cry for Justice !