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Mohan Sikka

Mohan Sikka currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. His story "Uncle Musto Take a Mistress" was published in One Story and won an O. Henry Award. He spent part of his childhood and teenage years in Delhi, where he lived in various railway colonies.

The Railway Aunty from Delhi Noir

I lay in my dark little veranda, the space I occupied in my bua’s Delhi flat. The windows were open to the nonstop honking from Panchkuian Road. There was no breeze. The cool weather hadn’t arrived and the sulfurous smell of popping fireworks made breathing difficult.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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