In April this year, my short story ‘Space Submission’ was published in the indie literary journal ‘The Madras Mag’ (click to read story). The story is now a part of The Madras Mag anthology which features the works of new and known Indian (and some international) writers. The book gets launched on the 11th of October in Chennai. This is my first book launch, so if you’re in Chennai at the time, please do drop in.
Last month, my short story ‘Marathon’ had been published in the reputed international journal ‘The Criterion’. Here’s the exclusive link to ‘Marathon’ from The Criterion: http://www.the-criterion.com/V6/n4/Akhil.pdf
As part of Season 1 of Anita’s Attic, I read my short story titled ‘Obsessive Compulsive’ at the Rangoli Metro Art Centre at Bangalore on 11th April, 2015. ‘The Hindu’ newspaper stated: ‘Akhil Kakkar read out a well structured and engaging short story’ (click to read newspaper article ).
Here’s the link to the video of me reading the story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OV20mJeYGZc
6 writers, 6 different voices, 1 great mentor, and 1 experimental collaborative story. I, amongst others, had been published in the prestigious digital daily ‘Scroll’ in August this year. The following is the link: