Conversations with Hari Adhikary and Momila Joshi

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Embassy of India and B.P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation will host the 19th edition of Conversations on Thursday, July 24, 2014. In this edition of Conversations, eminent author Hari Adhikary will speak about his literary journey. The event will be moderated by noted author Momila Joshi. Conversations program is free for anyone to attend. It takes place   …Continue Reading


kumbha’s review of Nayan Raj Pandey’s Loo

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One of the successful novels published in Nepali language, Loo depicts the life sketch of people of the Terai and touches the issues of their poverty, discrimination and tortures they face. The plot of the novel is set in the Terai, southern plain of Nepal near the Indian border. The novel by Nayan Raj Pandey is about the subalterns who are being   …Continue Reading


Significance of Bhanu Jayanti

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Bhanubhakta Acharya (भानुभक्त आचार्य) (1814 AD – 1868 AD) is considered the first poet of Nepal. He translated the great epic ‘Ramayana’ from Sanskrit to Nepali. Nepalese people commemorate 29th Asar as “Bhanu jayanti” (usually on 13 July), the birthday of Bhanubhakta Acharya, who is also more popularly known as “Nepal ka Adikavi” (Nepal’s first poet). Bhanubhakta   …Continue Reading


Nepal Literature Festival: premier literary event in Nepal

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The annual Ncell Nepal Literature Festival is the premier literary event in Nepal. The literary festival has panel discussions, poetry recitals, book signings, discussions on films and arts, musical programs and a host of other activities. This free event usually happens around Dashain/Tihar time. Last year’s festival welcomed 8 international writers. From India, Shobhaa De, Ravinder Singh,   …Continue Reading


खोई किन ? by Basant Chaudhary

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खोई किन ? तिम्रो मायाको शितल छहारी मुनि शितलता पाउने आशमा बसी रहें खोई किन, तिमी उजाड हौ वा म आफै राप मेरो ताप कम हुन सकेन तिम्रो हाँसोको हलुको मुस्कानमा खुशी पाउने इच्छा ब्यक्त गरें खोई किन, तिमी उदास हौ वा म आफै दु:खी मेरो ओठ फक्रिन सकेन तिम्रो पाइलाको हरेक चालमा, साथ पाउने   …Continue Reading


Gabu’s Ethereal Universe by Ujjwal Bikram Khadka

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At the recently held 18th Nepal Education and International Book Fair 2014, Ujjwal Bikram Khadka spoke on his second novel, Gabu’s Ethereal Universe. His first novel is The Sweetheart, published in 2012. In 2013, his book on spirituality, Pull of Your Soul became Amazon’s best-seller. So far, Ujjwal has written three English novels and one   …Continue Reading


16th edition of Poemandu on June 30, 2014

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Embassy of India Kathmandu and B.P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation will host the 16th edition of Poemandu on June 30, 2014. Eminent poets of Nepal will recite their poems in varied languages such as Nepali, Hindi, English, Maithili, Newari, Urdu, Awadhi and Bhojpuri. Poemandu takes place at Nepal Bharat Library, Nepal Airlines Building, New Road Gate.   …Continue Reading


Launch of Prashant Jha’s “Battles of the New Republic: A Contemporary History of Nepal”

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On June 16, 2014, The City Museum Kathmandu hosted the book launch of Prashant Jha’s book “Battles of the New Republic: A Contemporary History of Nepal.” Aditya Adhikari was the moderator of the panel discussion which included Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, Member of Parliament Gagan Thapa, writer CK Lal and Prashant Jha. Battles of the   …Continue Reading


Win a copy of Samrat Upadhyay’s “The City Son”

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Riffle Fiction is doing a book giveaway of Samrat Upadhyay’s “The City Son.” Professor of Creative Writing at Indiana University and acclaimed Nepali writer, Samrat Upadhyay’s latest book is “The City Son.” He was recently at Thames College talking about “The City Son”, writing and the creative process. To win a copy of Samrat Upadhyay’s   …Continue Reading


Buddhi Sagar’s (@buddhisagar) upcoming novel

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Buddhi Sagar’s upcoming novel is फिरफिरे. On its Facebook page, it reads एउटा निर्दोष मित्रताको कथा / बुद्धिसागरको दोस्रो उपन्यास Recently on फिरफिरे Facebook page, it was posted मित्र चिराग थापाले पठाउनु भएको उपहार। साह्रै खुशी लाग्यो। Image source: चिराग थापा on फिरफिरे Facebook page Like to stay informed on upcoming book releases? Then Subscribe   …Continue Reading


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