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Uttaran Das Gupta

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Uttaran Das Gupta was born in Calcutta, India, and read English at Jadavpur University. His poems and articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Reading Hour, Magnapoets, Raedleaf, Fulcrum, Open Road Review, The Sunflower Collective and Indian Literature, and have been translated into Bengali and Telugu. Also an amateur actor, he has written the award-nominated play, Murder and Create. He is a journalist with Business Standard, New Delhi, where he frequently reviews books and films. He will be attending the Sangam House Residency in January 2016.

Only One Who’s Been A Widow

“Only one who’s been a widow      six, seven years can hope to make shukto like this.” Worried, he curls his toe:      “Did I miss something, a mistake?” “None,” she smiles, “I can detect: the...