Anjum Hasan


Anjum Hasan is a poet, magazine books editor and author of a collection of short fiction, Difficult Pleasures (Penguin, 2012). She has published two novels, Neti, Neti (Roli, 2009), and Lunatic in My Head (Penguin-Zubaan, 2007), as well as the book of poems Street on the Hill (Sahitya Akademi, 2006).


Father, son

FictionLOOKING AT THE mammoth spot-lit ads for chubby babies and running shoes, he feels very far from home. When he imagines talking to his son, the voice isn’t right. Too stern. Or too soft.They haven’t spoken for three years...

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