Category: Blahcksheep Rejects

To Collect Women

To Collect Women

This personal essay titled, ‘To Collect Women‘ was rejected by numerous magazines and websites because it
Wandering among clouds, hills

Wandering Among Clouds, Hills and Everything in Between

This personal essay “Wandering Among Clouds, Hills and Everything in Between” was rejected by Live Wire.
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Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court (2014): A Postmodern Critique of the Indian Judicial System 

This essay on Chaitanya Tamhane’s film ‘Court’ was published by Film Companion in September last year The Mummy Shop

The Mummy Shop

This short story ‘The Mummy Shop’ was rejected by BOMB magazine. She pulled the plastic tightly

Honey and Ashes 

This intimate piece about reminiscing and grief titled ‘Honey and Ashes’ was rejected by the ‘Electric

One Nation One Product: How to Revive Craft-based Livelihoods in India

This topic is close to my heart. I believe craft-based livelihoods have the potential to stabilise
Bhunja Ki Dukaan

Bhunja ki Dukaan: An Exploration of Bihar’s Rich Food Culture and Gender Politics

This piece was rejected by other publications and platforms that found it “interesting but not good
A Pandemic of Pretense

A Pandemic of Pretense: How We Are Facing a Crisis of Authenticity

This piece “A Pandemic of Pretense” was rejected by The Print, The Wire and Jacobin. Humanity

Meditations on Grief and Loss: Losing a Parent During the Pandemic

Rejected by The Hindu and Scroll, “Grief” journals the author’s grieving process after she lost her
What Braving a Pandemic While Living With HIV Looks Like

The Challenges Faced by HIV Patients during COVID

Report based on interviews with HIV/AIDS patients in India Note from the author: I wrote this
Black Smoke

Black Smoke

This short story ‘Black Smoke’ has been previously rejected by two platforms. When Miriam Caldwell was
Before daylight

Before Daylight

This piece was rejected by Midnight Magazine, a literary magazine. I found myself helplesslyMaking out figures
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