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Short Stories

It is said that the peak achievement of Tamil modernist writing is in the short story format. No surprise that it attracts literary translators as well. Kalyan Raman has published short story collections by Ashokamitran, Devibharathi, Perumal Murugan and Salma in translation. Here we present two short stories, by Poomani and Sa Kandaswamy, In his translation, along with a rare Tamil translation by him of the celebrated American writer Grace Paley’s short story, ‘The Long Distance Runner’

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