The Best in Fiction 2019 award
sponsored by Matata Books.
The Best in Non-Fiction 2019 award
sponsored by anonymous donor
in memory of
poet Eunice d’Souza
Editor’s Choice Award
sponsored by Bennet Paes.
Please check out his book ‘Love n’ Share it’.
We wish to thank Wendell Rodricks for his support of the journal.
Issue no. 10
A preview OF OUR print anthology
A Goan in Macau by Jessica Faleiro
Status: Unknowable by R. Benedito Ferrão
Kiran by Salil Chaturvedi
Winner of the JRLJ Editor’s Choice 2018
Kitchen Drawer Guests by Mrinalini Harchandrai
Ghosts by Mrinalini Harchandrai
Confluence by Rochelle Potkar
Basanti Has Arrived … Hallelujah! by Marinella Proença
The Letters of C. E. U. Bremner: Same Old Tired Prejudices
By Selma Carvalho
Portuguese Language Goan Literature: Whence, Whither and
Wherefore? By Paul Melo e Castro
The Konkani Short Story: Amplifying Unheard Voices
By Glenis M. Mendonça
Camões in Goa — The Journey of an Epic
By Jugneeta Sudan
Runner-up JRLJ Best in non-Fiction 2018
The Bog Bodies of Old Neighbours by Selma Carvalho
Unmatched by Jessica Faleiro
Winner of the JRLJ Best in Fiction 2017
The Thing About Myron by Roanna Gonsalves
Kokum by Sheela Jaywant
Runner-up JRLJ Best in Fiction 2018
Abhayaranya (A Forest Sanctuary) by Prakash S. Parienkar,
as translated by Vidya Pai
A Dolphin in the Ganges by Steve R. E. Pereira
Winner of the JRLJ Best in Fiction 2018
The Metamorphosis of Joe Pereira by Rochelle Potkar
Matters of the Heart by Victor Rangel-Ribeiro
You Can Never Be Too Careful by Augusto do R. Rodrigues
as translated by Paul Melo e Castro
Bombay Blues by Ahmed Bunglowala
The Bayingyi People of Burma by Yvonne Vaz Ezdani
Once Upon a Christmas by Reena Martins
Young Under the Apple Boughs by John Lawrence Nazareth
The Menino Will Come Tonight by Fatima M. Noronha
Winner of the JRLJ Best in non-Fiction 2017
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