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First Issue

Our first issue (December 2003) featured brilliant new works by poets like Indran Amirthanayagam, Ravi Shankar, Saleem Peeradina, Padmini Mongia, and others. Also, new fiction by Sharbari Ahmed, Neela Vaswani as well as provocative personal essays, book and film reviews, South Asian theatre news, and thought provoking articles...



The first issue of CATAMARAN will carry as its debut feature a retrospective on the celebrated Kashmiri poet, Agha Shahid Ali, who passed away in December 2001.


To view sample pages of our first issue, click on the links below :

Cover | Page 37 | Page 64 | Page 65 | Page 66 | Page 67 |

Editorial Board

Rajini Srikanth
Samir Dayal
Shona Ramaya
Roger Buckley
Bandana Purkayastha
Subhashini Kaligotla

Consulting Editors

Tahira Naqvi
Vijay Seshadri