‘Nepali literature needs more attention and visibility in the world’: An interview with author/translator Mahesh Paudyal

Today’s interview is with Mahesh Paudyal who writes in Nepali and English languages and has published novels, stories and plays for children, and stories, poems, criticism, and novels for adults. A celebrated critic and translator, his translations include Dancing Soul of Mount Everest, a collection of modern Nepali poems from Nepali into English, Silver Cascades … Continue reading ‘Nepali literature needs more attention and visibility in the world’: An interview with author/translator Mahesh Paudyal

‘How I wrote The Ambassador of the Himalaya: A Collection of True Stories’ by Anil Adhikari

Today, I am introducing you Anil Adhikari, a writer from Nepal who is passionate about communicating conservation through his stories based on facts and experience. Writing was always Anil’s dream that later became his profession and he is here to share his experience of writing the book ‘The Ambassador of the Himalaya: A collection of … Continue reading ‘How I wrote The Ambassador of the Himalaya: A Collection of True Stories’ by Anil Adhikari

A few books from Nepal’s Kathalaya publishing

Today, my post introduces 'Kathalaya' publishing from Nepal along with its activities and some of the books it has published in English.   Kathalaya, a publication house in Nepal established in 2007, is focused on developing reading culture among children. It has provided its service to more than 2.5 million children in more than 8000 … Continue reading A few books from Nepal’s Kathalaya publishing

‘A White Line Between Us’ by Çiğdem Kaplangi, illustrated by Seçil Çokan

Flora is the daughter of a family from the town of Ray. Since the radio in their house can get reception only from the neighboring town of Hur, little Flora learns to sing songs in Hurrish before even learns to speak! But this should be kept a secret! A hundred years ago there had been … Continue reading ‘A White Line Between Us’ by Çiğdem Kaplangi, illustrated by Seçil Çokan