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Harsita Hiya

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Harsita Hiya

Harsita Hiya is a writer, translator, and short fiction lover from the town of Nagaon, Assam. She holds degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, and Ramjas College, University of Delhi. She was one of the three winning authors in the Storyteller Contest organized by Tweak India. Grandmother’s Tales, her English translation of Lakshminath Bezbaruah’s Burhi Aair Xadhu, was published by Akhar Prakash in 2020. Her work has previously been featured in Muse India and the Little Journal of North East India.

Articles by Harsita Hiya

A wagtail perching on a stick by a body of water
Photo by Nikita Nikitenko on Unsplash
A Wagtail’s Song
By Bikash Dihingia
How was it possible that there was another me buried within? And how could someone else feel his presence even before I could?
Translated from Assamese by Harsita Hiya