We are happy and proud to present the December 2014 issue of Spark. This is our 60th monthly issue and this edition celebrates the people without whom Spark wouldn’t have come this far. Yes, we celebrate the contributor and feature interviews with ten of Spark’s most published contributors. Anupama Krishnakumar writes the introductory note to this special issue.
It’s November and we can’t believe how fast time has flown this year! We hope you had a lovely festive season. We are pleased to present to you the November 2014 issue of Spark on the theme ‘Childhood’. The word childhood evokes fond memories and the joys that a child can bring while also making one ponder about parenting, particularly in today’s world. This issue presents many of these perspectives to you, dear reader, including an interview with children’s author Anu Kumar and a Social Lens feature on providing therapy to Child Sexual Abuse survivors. Click here to access the November 2014 issue on the e-reader, ISSUU.
We are pleased to present to you, the October 2014 issue of Spark that explores the theme ‘Desire’. A very fascinating theme, isn’t it? We promise you will agree with us more when you check out the stories, poetry, essays, art and photography we have for you this month. It’s a lovely spread that is reflective and thought-provoking at the same time, weaving in different facets of Desire – ranging from simple to materialistic to spiritual. Don’t miss this issue!
As temperatures cool and the season of festivities begins, Spark is delighted to present to you our ‘Mosaic’ edition! In this exciting potpourri, you will find some wonderful poetry and fiction, some beautiful art and photography, and non-fiction. We hope you enjoy the issue!
We are thoroughly excited to share the August 2014 issue of Spark with you.This month’s theme, ‘Freedom’, is one of the loveliest that we have worked on. We have a brilliant set of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, art and photography exploring ‘Freedom’ and also a must-read interview with National Award-winning film critic, Baradwaj Rangan featured in The Lounge.
What’s life like without conversations? The spoken or unspoken kinds? The real or the imaginary variety? Our July issue explores this wonderful topic with beautiful fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Grab a cuppa and settle down with this issue – we guarantee you a treat!
This month we decided to take a break from the serious and go easy! The June issue, therefore, is a celebration of fun, laughter and smiles. We present to you a line up of fiction, poetry, art and photography that explore the theme, Mirth, in different and not to mention, very interesting ways. Here’s to the lighter side of life. Click here to access the June issue on the e-reader, ISSUU.
Presenting Spark’s May issue – Medley! Read a wonderful mix of poetry, fiction and non-fiction on the widest range of topics this month – our contributors try to make you laugh, sympathise, nod in agreement and feel for their characters. We hope you enjoy this issue as much as we did putting it together. Off you go!
As Spring gives way to Summer, life gives way to journeys! Spark’s April issue is all about journeys – the literal, the physical, the emotional, the metaphorical. Read on for poetry, fiction and non-fiction that will make you ponder, chuckle, and sympathise. Here is another Spark issue whose diversity in themes we are delighted about – and we hope so will you.
We are happy to share the March 2014 issue of Spark with the theme, ‘She’. This issue has been put together keeping in mind the International Women’s Day and focuses on various thoughts that comes to one’s mind when we think of the word ‘She’. There’s fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art that bring together interesting perspectives. Click here to access the issue on the e-reader, ISSUU.
We feel extremely proud, thrilled and over the moon as we present to you, the February 2014 issue of Spark—this is our 50th monthly issue and it feels unbelievable! Yes, what a phenomenal journey it has been to get to this magical number! The February issue is a tribute to the most important emotion known to mankind—love. We have a brilliant line up of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art, plus an interview for you to read and relish and ponder.
Happy New Year! And my, what a moment for us at Spark – we turn FOUR this January, all thanks to your continued support! Celebrating our anniversary, we have put together an issue that encapsulates what we believe we stand for – variety! Presenting to you, the Spark fourth anniversary issue ‘Potpourri!’ As always, we have for you a delightful spread of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and some wonderful photography and art.