A Review of What Not Words-Short Stories set in India and the Diaspora in the Sahitya Akademi’s Indian Literature Journal Issue 319, Sept-Oct 2020

Indian Literature Journal, Issue 319, September-October 2020

A book review by U. Atreya Sarma, a bilingual poet, reviewer, translator and Chief Editor of Muse India.

A Fictionalised Memoir with an Exotic and Diplomatic Touch – The stories in the book offer their own mental pabulum and messages, explicit or subtle….they have an ‘experimental structure’ of their own. Aren’t most of our lives like that, anyway?”

For a copy of the Journal write to: sales@sahitya-akademi.gov.in

e Book available on Amazon Kindle and paperback at Authors Press, India.

Published by Jayshree Tripathi

Jayshree Tripathi lived in diverse cultures for over thirty years. Her late husband was a career diplomat in the Indian Civil Service. Jayshree received her Master of Arts Degree in English Literature from Delhi University (1978) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights Law (2001, Distance Education Programme) from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru. She has been an educator and examiner in English Language and Literature for the International Baccalaureate Organization and their trained Consultant. Jayshree has worked in print media in the late ’70s and ’80s and calls herself an 'arranger of words', of narrative verse and short fiction. She continues in raising awareness about adult literacy in India and ‘women helping women’- #HelpHerWalkForward. Jayshree, as the eldest of five daughters, includes her maiden surname in her writing. On Twitter @JayMTrips. On LinkedIn https://in.linkedin.com/in/jayshreemtripathi

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