Translated by Dilip Kumar, whose mother tongue is Gujarati, a well-known short story writer in Tamil with several awards to his credit. He has published two collections of short stories (Moongil Kuruthu, Cre-A, Chennai, 1985, and Kaduvu, Cre-A, Chennai, 2000) and a critical work on Mauni-a pioneer of Tamil short stories (Mouniyudan Koncha Thooram, Vanadhi Pathipagam, Chennai, 1992). He lives in Chennai and runs a small literary bookshop. [Sawnet Review]
CONTRIBUTORS: Aamina Ahmad, Bapsi Sidhwa, Bina Shah, Fahmida Riaz, Feryal Ali Gauhar, Fawzia Afzal Khan, Hima Raza, Humera Afridi, Kamila Shamsie, Maniza Naqvi, Muneeza Shamsie, Nayyara Rahman, Qaisra Shahraz, Roshni Rustomji, Rukhsana Ahmad, Sara Suleri, Sabyn Javeri-Jilani, Sehba Sarwar, Shahrukh Husain, Soniah Kamal, Sorayya Khan, Tahira Naqvi, Talat Abbasi and Uzma Aslam Khan.
New edition from The Feminist Press, CUNY. This collection features a new introduction by editor Muneeza Shamsie and a new piece by poet and Colonize This! editor Bushra Rehman. [Sawnet Review]
An eclectic mix of thirteen stories by Pakistan's finest women writers, Neither Night Nor Day explores milieus both old and contemporary and exposes, in the process, the underbelly of a society where the spectres of history continue to chase time.