The gospel of the Redman

The gospel of the Redman

The little book, “The gospel of the Redman” also goes by the name, The Indian Bible. It was compiled by Julia M. Seton in 1963. It is a beautiful testament a way of life which seemed very alien to the white settlers, but was revealed to be purer, higher than what they had endeavoured to […]

Birth certificates and such

Birth certificates and such

I finally got my birth certificate on Thursday. I thought it was worth celebrating. Now I could be considered officially born and registered and become part of the whole business of living. In his book, “A House for Mr Biswas” V.S.Naipaul has a character who sits by the wayside and calls out all day, “Birth […]

Easterine Kire on Books and Writing from the Heart…

Easterine Kire on Books and Writing from the Heart…

Writer, Poet, Columnist, Performer, Children’s writer, former Editor and also winner of The Hindu Prize 2015, this prolific Naga writer’s name is clearly marked in the International and National literary scene.   Spearheading the recently concluded book festival in Kohima, we discover that Easterine Kire is keen to put literature in the foreground. A much […]

Easterine Kire wins The Hindu Literary Prize 2015

Easterine Kire wins The  Hindu Literary Prize 2015

We are ready to take off: Kire on emerging Naga writers and literature     Morung Express News Dimapur/Kohima | January 16 Nagaland’s own – Easterine Kire- poet, story teller and novelist has won one of India’s most prestigious awards on Literature – The Hindu Literary Prize 2015 for her novel ‘When the River Sleeps.’ […]

Easterine Kire shortlisted for the Hindu Prize for Best Fiction

Easterine Kire shortlisted for  the Hindu Prize for Best Fiction

DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 25 (MExN): Naga writer, Easterine Kire’s novel ‘When the River Sleeps,’ published this year, has been shortlisted for the Hindu Prize for Best Fiction 2015.   Six books have been selected for this year’s prize. They include: ‘When the River Sleeps’ by Easterine Kire; ‘Odysseus Abroad’ by Amit Chaudhuri; ‘Flood of Fire’ by […]

When the River Sleeps – Book Review

When the River Sleeps – Book Review

Diethono Nakhro   Vilie, a guardian of the gwi, the majestic mithuns that walk the enchanting and enchanted forests of Nagaland, sets out on a quest to find the river of his dreams and to wrest from its heart a charmed stone that will give him untold powers.   “When the river is asleep, it […]

The Dancing village: Easterine Kire

The Dancing village: Easterine Kire

Morung Express News Kohima | October 10   Celebrating her 25th publication, Naga Writer Easterine Kire released ‘The Dancing Village,’ a children’s book on October 10 at LCS building with Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu as the Chief Guest.   ‘Simple yet beautiful’ is how Dr. Liezietsu described The Dancing Village, adding that the book has been […]