Contemporary Punjabi Short Stories  -  An Anthology

Contemporary Punjabi Short Stories - An Anthology

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Author: Sant Singh Sekhon
Harbhajan Singh/Several Contributors
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Manjit Inder Singh
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
Year: 2011
Language: English
Pages: 260
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788126030477


The Present volume comprising English translations of some canonical Punjabi Short Stories, and others quite contemporary in character, is truly an exercise in academic creative adventure, carried out by select academics and scholars in a translation workshop.

The translated versions convey the intimate spirit of Punjabi dialect, syntax, folk idiom and cultural richness in English language to its best possible equivalents. The volume is sure to make the Indian and international readership have the feel of Punjabi creative richness while enjoying its transference into English suited for such an act.



1. Kulwant Singh Virk – The Wild Grass
2. Santokh Singh Dhir – For a Lone Passenger
3. Sukhwant Kaur Mann – The Serpent and the City
4. Harbhajan Singh – The Bull without Horns
5. Jaswinder Singh – Come, Let’s GO!
6. Gurbachan Bhullar – Bowl of Fire (Agni Kalash)
7. Sukhjeet – Snow
8. Jarnail Singh – Towers
9. Sant Singh Sekhon – Pemi’s Children
10. Jinder – Murder
11. Talwinder Singh – The Women Within
12. Sanwal Dhami – The Bridge
13. Ajmer Sidhu – Iqbal Hussain Isn’t Dead
14. Jasweer Singh Rana – The Arm with Bridal Bangles
15. Kirpal Kazak – Missing
16. Veena Verma – A Purchased Woman
17. Balwinder Singh Grewal – Battlefield
18. Kartar Singh Duggal – Miracle