• Publisher Naveen Kishore Joins AnankeWLF2024 to Delve into Loss and the Transformation of Mourning into Remembrance

    Eminent name in the literary landscape, poet, theatre practitioner, photographer and Seagull Books publisher, Naveen Kishore will be joining Ananke’s distinguished roster of guest speakers at the fourth edition of Women in Literature Festival 2024. Seagull Books publishes world literature in English translation, serious non-fiction, culture studies, performance studies,...
  • IWD Editorial: Appraising Inequality

    How much is too much? What does proportion or a proportionate response entail; especially in the name of justice? There was once a time – which now seems just an illusion – that dialogue was always a better option than an eye for an eye ‘solution’. And this is...
  • Ode to Mother Muse

    Ode to Mother Muse

    Mother Muse Quintet, by Naveen Kishore is published by Speaking Tiger and is available here. For more buying options, check out Amazon and Seagull Books.   Approaching works of Naveen Kishore – for me – is an endeavor of immense reflection as are his conversations – always! It is...
  • Celebrating Women in Pakistani Legal Landscape

    Celebrating Women in Pakistani Legal Landscape

    In a significant stride towards fostering inclusivity and empowerment, the Women in Law Initiative Pakistan unveiled the Women in Law Calendar of Firsts in December 2023. This groundbreaking initiative celebrates the remarkable achievements and contributions of women in the legal landscape of Pakistan. Since its inception in 2016, the...
  • COP28: In Search of Climate Justice

    COP28: In Search of Climate Justice

    The Occupied Palestinian Territory lies within the Mediterranean Climate Zone and is one of the most vulnerable countries in terms of climate change. A typically hot, arid and water scarce region, the entire area has experienced an alarming rise in temperature over the past 50 years. That said, it...
  • BOOK REVIEW, Interview: Reveries on Grief

    About the Author Safinah Danish Elahi is a lawyer by training. She is the author of the poetry collection The Unbridled Romance of Love and Pain (2019) and two novels, most recently The Idle Stance of the Tippler Pigeon (2023) and Eye on the Prize(2020) which has since been...
  • Last to Eat, Last to Learn

    Last to Eat, Last to Learn

    Book Review Last to Eat, Last to Learn My Life in Afghanistan Fighting to Educate Women by Pashtana Durrani; Tamara Bralo Published by Kensington Books Last to Eat, Last to Learn, My Life in Afghanistan Fighting to Educate Women is a candid narrative from a girl who was born...
  • Opinion: Wretched Humanity

    Opinion: Wretched Humanity

    Ashen faces of children not opening their once sparkle-filled eyes, ashen faces of mothers who have lost their babies, fathers desperately digging to find life underneath the rubble. Only to find muffled screams, lifeless bodies – passing on, leaving hell in the hopes to find heaven? A land they...
  • Sheikha Bodour urges publishers to continue to provide solid foundation of truth in the age of fake news, dis-mis-info, writes Sabin Muzaffar.

    Publishers Conference Highlights Role of Global Industry on the Footsteps of History, Intersecting Tradition, Innovation

    The Emirate of Sharjah, UAE, welcomed an incredible assembly of global publishing industry experts, literary agents and thought leaders during the three-day event: The Publishers Conference. The 13th edition of the conference offered a unique space for professionals across the publishing landscape to not just examine some of the...
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