Fiction

Control

“His ship has gone down on this occasion, as it has many times before, but he knows he will sail again and the same sea will be waiting to engulf him tomorrow.”

Dear Friend

This entry won 5th place in the Dispatch 2020 creative writing competition

Dear You

This entry placed 4th in the Dispatch 2020 creative writing competition

To Those Who Find Us

This entry won the first position in the Dispatch 2020 creative writing competition

Ganan

This entry won the 2nd position in the Dispatch 2020 creative writing competition

The Haircut

"The last time she had a drastic haircut, she still had Tamanna in her life."

An Interview with Bill Dickson

"I hope you will allow me, at this juncture, to make a parenthetical detour. An artist must from time to time wrench himself from his canvas and inspect its colourful totality."

Pool

"Do you even know how to use a condom?"

City Lights

"It’s quite fine, you suddenly notice—the panoramic view, the Calacatta marble, the artwork, the baby grand. It is what you’d always wanted, but you don’t cherish it one bit."

Eyes Wide Open

"But what he felt now, this chill of delight, this yearning after something that maybe he would never see again—was it not the richest thing he had?"