'Fence' by Ila Arab Mehta (translated by Rita Kothari) is a story of Fateema, her dreams and her belief in multiple possibilities.
Our Lives, Our Words – Telling Aravani Lifestories documents the lives of several trans women who have been part of the many fights they've had to put on, to gain legal and societal acceptance in our society.
Beautiful Thing positions the story of Leela, a bar dancer, against the larger picture of the bar dancing and sex work industry in Bombay.
The Adivasi Will Not Dance is authored by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, a Santhal writer - making him a unique voice in a field dominated by elite and upper caste writers.
Still, Step Up is a commendable effort and it can prove to be useful for working women. It serves as a guide for women to understand their own potentials.
Joothan reveals that the instances of violence caused due to caste system remains etched throughout one’s life.
One of the chief arguments that Woolf makes is that if a woman is to write fiction, she must have "Money and a room of her own".
Most of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s female characters show a great deal of fortitude at the face of difficulties, yet they are not one-dimensional.
Divided in 3 parts, A Respectable Woman travails the psyche of the Naga community during and post the 1944 Kohima War.
I always ask at all literary discussions and meet-ups, but have found no answer to—"Why is there a category called ‘Women’s Writing’ when there is no such category for ‘Men’s writing’? And what exactly is 'Chick Lit'?"