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"Perfectly Formed Drops of Water" Sandip Roy

Posted on 25/11/2013
By Commonwealth Foundation
“There are certain kinds of stories that need a short story, because that’s what they are…it can be a perfectly formed drop of water, and that’s what it needs to be. It should not be stretched out and turned into a rainstorm.”
Sandip Roy

Journalist Sandip Roy spoke to us at the 2013 Hay Festival Dhaka about whether he sees the short story as a form of liberation or constraint.

Sandip-roy-hay-festival-dhaka-2013Sandip Roy is a Senior Editor with, one of India’s new online portals. He is also a blogger for the Huffington Post and a commentator for Morning Edition on National Public Radio in the US. His audio dispatches from Kolkata air weekly on KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco. His work has also been featured in numerous publications including the San Francisco and India Abroad.