I am a writer, academic, filmmaker. Teach broadcast studies at University of Delhi. When not in a classroom I write stories. My work has been published in various newspapers and journals. The short story and the long essay are two forms I enjoy reading and writing most. My work usually explores areas of masculinity, feminism, cinema and urban life. Once upon a time I was a media professional, worked with the Times of India and NDTV. Now I breathe amidst words, chai and youthful students. I live in Delhi, India, without a dog or cat.


Baal Ki Khaal

Posted on 08 May 2015 in Anubha Yadav, ATM- All Time Musings, Opinion/Current Affairs, sarkar, Uncategorized | 0 comments

By Saadat Hasan Manto – “Arrey, who cares for what Manto bhai writes? Manto has a habit of splitting hairs,” said Khan into the receiver before he hung up. He spread his legs some more so some air passes through his tight denims, his tall frame was sprawled on the sofa in his vanity van. […]

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Short Fiction: Bahadur O Bahadur

Posted on 27 Aug 2013 in Anubha Yadav, Fiction, Short Story, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Here’s the short fiction piece Bahadur O Bahadur – published in Sahitya Akademi’s Indian Literature Journal.

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Short Fiction Published

Posted on 15 Aug 2013 in Anubha Yadav, Fiction, Short Story, Uncategorized | 0 comments

My story, ‘Dancing Girl of Mohenjo-Daro’ in the August issue of The Four Quarters Magazine. Here is an excerpt:  “I was already gliding; one can’t walk inside those doors or over those slippery floors, one can just glide. Inside the lights were yellow, brighter than the sun but still soothing, like yellowish sparkling stars. And […]

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Short Fiction/Indian Literature Journal

Posted on 16 Jul 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

My short story Bahadur O’ Bahadur is forthcoming in Sahitya Akademi’s  Journal- Indian Literature(May- June) issue. Do let me know what you think of the story. The Journal is only available offline.  Here’s an excerpt-  When they finally sat outside like every night, with red wine and darkness, the milk and darkness, she told him […]

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No 144 Haazir Ho- Vishwamitras vs Menakas vs Government of India

Posted on 23 Dec 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

No, the boys and the men, the girls and the women protesting at Raisina Hill are not ‘haloed’ people for me. I understand their need and my need to assert but I do not understand this clamor and hurry for this word called ‘justice.’ Justice is not delivered through an ATM machine. So, their anger […]

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