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Jawahara Saidullahs

Jawahara Saidullah’s first novel The Burden of Foreknowledge was published by Roli Books in 2007. Edge of the Village was short-listed for the 2012 Fish Prize for short fiction. For four years Jawahara was a weekly columnist for Mid-Day newspaper in Mumbai. Her essay, War Stories was included in the 2006 Seal Press anthology Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War, Faith and Sexuality. Many other pieces have appeared in print and online. She has just completed her second novel and is working on an exciting non-fiction project. She currently lives in that most literary of towns, Concord, MA, a long way away from Allahabad where her life and her literary journey began.

Edge of the Village by Jawahara Saidullah

Edge of the Village by Jawahara Saidullah I was ten years old when she crawled into the village, growling and snapping, the smell of rotting meat...

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