Tuesday, September 26, 2006

lucknow caferati readmeet Sept 23 06 - pictures

Jyoti Dewan reading her heartfelt personal poem about growing up in lucknow ...

(why do the women all sit on the ahem! opposite side?)

Neeru Nanda, who later read from her short story collection "If", can be seen
in the foreground.

And now the other half...

Special thanks to the unflagging caferati readmeet host from Lucknow,
Mr. Chanderprakash, who can be seen listening attentively. He is flanked by Ila Kapoor, ex forest officer Mohd. Hassan, Eduard Fantome, and
Aazeen Kirmani all of whom read their writings.

dan hussain caught at a moment of rapt commentary.

Also in picture: Monika Pant, and Syed Anwar Abbas who read from his
illustrated book on
the forgotten buildings of the nawabi era.