Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a guest post by Manik Bal, author of Brothers Sen Gogh, a fiction novel revolving around two brothers, and Whiskey and Suicide and Other Stories, a slice of life story about Indian middle class families. Title: Brothers Sen Gogh Author: Manik Bal Publisher: Nivant Publishing Publication date: February 26, 2021 Genre: Fiction This … Continue reading Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

Arachnia, part 5

Kali sat still and quiet in the traveler’s sitting room, her black gown spread out around her, while the traveler himself paced across the room in front of her. “I keep telling you to leave,” Kali said. “You can avoid the mental anguish if you would just leave.” Seth turned flashing blue-gray eyes on her. … Continue reading Arachnia, part 5

Arachnia, part 3

“Very impressive,” Ebony murmured as they walked through the palace courtyard. Night had fallen and the air was fragrant with nightflowers. The red and silver flowers were in full bloom this time of year and the garden was full of them. “Thank you, my lady,” Traveler murmured. “It is only what I learned from the … Continue reading Arachnia, part 3