As the storyteller Gyawali mentions in 'Kathako Katha’, the preface of her collection of stories, 'Sampurna Aakash' brings to the readers 25 of her stories published in Nagarik daily and Parivar monthly magazine.
Although Nepali literature boasts several masterpieces that are known to all, it oftentimes falls short in catering to its younger audiences. Think of a story or a novel specifically for children and young adults that are local and is unanimously known across the country. There is hardly any.
Peter J Karthak, musician, writer, storyteller, husband, father, friend, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 77. He had been diagnosed with cancer just a few weeks earlier and was undergoing treatment at Nepal Cancer Hospital in Hattiban, Lalitpur.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Peter J Karthak, the author of Pratyek Thhaun: Pratyek Manchhe, passed away today at Nepal Cancer Hospital, Lalitpur. He was 77. His first book in Nepali, Pratyek Thhaun: Pratyek Manchhe, won the prestigious Sajha Purashkar in 1978. He was a writer, musician, and a journalist. Pratyek Thhaun: Pratyek Manchhe was translated into English, titled Every Place: Every Person, in 2004.
Baisakh brings memories of Parijat, the celebrated writer whose life was no less spectacular than her epic novels. She is a literary genius known not only for her entrancing writing style but also for artistic presentation of contemporary philosophies in works of literature: existential nihilism, absurdism, anarchism and Marxism.
KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Prof Rama Sharma has been awarded with this year’s Bharati Kharel Memorial Award for her notable contributions to Nepali literature. A meeting of the organization held recently had decided to award Kharel for her contribution to the field. The award carries a purse of Rs 51,000
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: An interaction program was organized to discuss the contents of Rajendra Parajuli’s new book ‘Aghori’. All speakers at the program agreed that the author had provided a new energy to Nepali literature.
Honoring the contributions of the Centurian -- Rastrakavi Madhav Prasadh Ghimire -- in Nepali literature, Nepathya released the video of their 2010 song ‘Aina Jhyal’ on Wednesday. The song penned by Rastrakavi Ghimire expresses the plight of a butterfly that is confined to a windowpane and barred to experience the brighter world. As per the poet, the composition of the song marks the beginning of Panchayat period.