debut issue featured a retrospective on the late Agha Shahid Ali,
well known Kashmiri poet, and brilliant new works by poets like
Indran Amirthanayagam, Ravi Shankar, Saleem Peeradina, Padmini Mongia,
and others. New fiction by Sharbari Ahmed, Neela Vaswani; provocative
personal essays, book and film reviews, South Asian theatre news,
thought provoking articles...
magazine will feature short fiction, one act plays, poetry, non-fiction
in the form of personal essays, travelogues, book and film reviews,
photography, and one feature article per issue about a South Asian
creative artist working in America. It will also contain information
about South Asian American creative events such as art shows and
performances. The magazine aims to give exposure to the rapidly
growing circle of South Asian American artists who are as yet unable
to break into the mainstream.
editorial board comprises established fiction writers as fiction
editors, established poets as poetry editors, a book and film
reviewer, and several assistant editors. Contributors will vary
from issue to issue.