Singer Jagat Mardan Thapa no more

December 8, 2020 15:53 pm

Singer and writer Jagat Mardan Thapa died while undergoing medical treatment at Norvik Hospital in the capital at 10 am Monday. He was infected with Covid-19 a month ago, had recovered and returned to normal life.

Oscar-nominated writer David Hare says he’s turned his COVID-19 illness into a stage monologue about enduring “this quite extraordinary disease.”

A.E. Hotchner, a well-traveled author, died Saturday at age 102.

Actor Raveena Tandon is making foray into the digital space as a writer. Raveena will also produce these projects, four in total, for her home banner, AA Films.

Does intoxication fuel creativity?

September 7, 2019 00:30 am

Many renowned writers have been known to write under the influence of alcohol and various drugs. Why creative people seek out stimulants/intoxicants such as alcohol and drugs is still an unsolved mystery.

Indian writer, Chuden Kabimo launched a novel titled ‘Faatsung’ amid a special event organized on Friday in Kathmandu.

'Mainali Fiction Honour' to Sagar

April 3, 2019 10:30 am

KATHMANDU, April 3: The 'Mainali Fiction Honour' has been conferred on fiction writer Bijaya Sagar. At the 37th fiction day organised by Nepal Academy and Literary Journalists Association on Tuesday, the award instituted in memory of noted fiction writer Guru Prasad Mainali was handed to literary writer Sagar.

“Green Book” co-writer Nick Vallelonga has apologized for a 2015 tweet about Muslims and 9/11 that has resurfaced a few days after the film won a Golden Globe Award.

Writer Aswini Koirala honored in Japan

November 13, 2018 09:56 am

Nepali writer and journalist, Aswini Koirala was recently honored in Japan for his outstanding contribution in the field of Nepali literature and journalism. He was felicitated at the International Nepali Haiku Convention 2018. The program was jointly organized by World Haiku Organization, International Nepali Literary Society and Japan Chapter in Nepali Embassy, Japan, as per the press statement released by Koirala.

NEW YORK, Nov 13: The world-famous writer and publisher was responsible for such iconic characters as Spider-Man, X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and The Fantastic Four.

Subin Bhattarai rose to fame with his love trilogy ‘Summer Love’, ‘Saaya’, and ‘Monsoon’. He found commercial success from the first part of his trilogy and then completed the love novel in 2016. Since his books have a fair share of romance and love; the youths are tempted toward his writings. Owing to that fact, he is considered Chetan Bhagat of Nepal. Bhattarai recently released his fifth book, ‘Priya Sufi’.

Writer gives voice to the unheard

April 3, 2018 09:53 am

His journey from a 14-year-old reticent boy to the winner of many national awards was possible only because of the constant inspiration he received throughout his writing journey.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: Renowned litterateur Indra Bahadur Rai, who is also one of those who propounded the Lila Lekhan and Teshro Aayam style in Nepali literature, passed away Tuesday evening in Siliguri, West Bengal in India.

Noted writer Manu Brajaki no more

February 2, 2018 12:37 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Senior litterateur Man Brajaki passed away this morning at the age of 75. He was being treated for brain hemorrhage at the Patan Hospital, according to litterateur Sunil Puri.

LOS ANGELES, Dec 31: Sue Grafton, author of the best-selling “alphabet series” of mystery novels, has died in Santa Barbara. She was 77.

Acting like a writer

November 15, 2017 08:36 am

I dream to be a writer because I know how to write, but every time I look at the mirror, I think I am not and cannot be a writer. My behavior, attitude, and appearance do not match with what I think writers should have. They have different perception, characteristics, nobility, attitude, and appearance. Most importantly, they have, I think, innate skills to write phrases and verses that are always remembered in the history. Being jealous to them, I also want to be a writer.

Doctor by degree,  writer by heart

November 2, 2017 11:40 am

Amardeep Keshari is a 23 year old writer from Kalaiya, Bara. Though he graduated from Wesleyan University in the US as a neuroscientist, he later decided to pursue a writing career. He is currently living in Shantinagar with his brother.

MUMBAI, Oct 29: Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar says today it is not easy for a songwriter to earn appreciation for his work.

The Writer

August 29, 2017 11:34 am

The creativity stuffed inside of you never came You seemed happy but you enclosed tons of pain The fingers gleamed with words but remained covered The emotions and stories were locked forever.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 26: Actress Pamela Anderson says she wants to write erotic short stories as she thinks she is good at it.

Ghost Writer

August 6, 2016 11:24 am

“If a girl has sex with me forcefully even if I am unwilling, is that rape or not?”