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Tashan Mehta

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To me, Sangam House feels like a threshold: it marked the entrance into a new and nuanced space, and made the act of entering special. I cannot explain how grateful I am for that. Continue reading

Jinhee Park

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Jinhee Park actively works on convergence in performing arts theatre, both as a playwright and as a filmmaker. Her work is based on the tales and myths of Korea. She also wrote the screenplay for the film Shiva, Throw Your … Continue reading

Nagaveni

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Nagaveni is well known for her short stories and a critically acclaimed novel called Gandhi Banda (literally translated as Gandhi Arrived). This novel has also been made into a play and performed across the state. The recipient of many awards, … Continue reading

Nakul Krishna

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Nakul Krishna’s writing has appeared in Caravan, Pratilipi, the Indian Express, n+1 and other publications. He is working on an academic monograph about Socrates and an intellectual history of mid-20th-century Mysore.

Rihan Najib

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It was nothing short of a privilege to be with my fellow residents, who are now my dear friends. If it wasn’t for Sangam House, I would not have met such unique people. And having known them, I find that we are mirrors for each other; that we are a community of bridges and ladders and windows. Continue reading

Neal Hall

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Sangam House is more than a house… It is a home for international writers, time and space for thinking and writing; for brotherhood, translation, laughter, cultural diversity, a night gathered as one group to collectively gaze into the heavens three feet from our reach to count India’s stars. It is a peek into India. Continue reading

Per Bloch

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Can I come back tomorrow? Continue reading

Saskya Jain

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The organisers obviously mix something into the water: I’ve rarely felt as consistently peaceful and focused as I did working on my novel at Sangam House. Whenever I find my mind wandering now I close my eyes for a second and imagine the view and soundscape that surrounded me there. I’d go back in a heartbeat. Continue reading

Simar Preet Kaur

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It’s a confluence of nature and thoughts. The scent of frangipani permeates desks, gulmohar seed pods direct pathways, morning breeze brings weather updates to writers, and once the night has settled into Kula, barley ferments words into readings. Continue reading

Uttaran Das Gupta

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It is the best thing that can happen to a writer struggling with their first book, providing the time and the space, and eliminating the distractions, to get on with the writing. Continue reading

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