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September 2021 Issue

The results of Beetle Magazine have been announced. The current issue of Beetle Magazine features dramatic works of writing about being a misfit in society, finding one's inner voice and the pandemic. 

Participants will receive critical feedback for their works via e-mail. We thank each participant for making this issue of Beetle a remarkably memorable one! 

 

Winners

The Dizzying Abnormality of the New Normal by Rhea Gupta

The City Within Me by Ria Chowdhury

Khansama by Aparna Bisht

Theseus's Ship by Rohini Batra

Pickle Affair by Buddhapuri Medha

Unfit for Marriage by Anukriti Ashok

two syllables by Shriya Bhardwaj

Light at the end of the tunnel by Sayani Bhattacharya

Layers by Aishwarya Nair

Boon and Bane by Rabia Sethi

October 2020 Issue

This issue is an amalgamation of perspectives about the pursuit of freedom. It also includes some enthralling observations on bustling streets in the city. 

 

Authors: Alivia Ghosh, Harsha Sewani, Dyondra Wilson, Shambhobi Ghosh, Ananya Sahoo, Maria Uzma Ansari, Sumedha Chakravarthy, Varisha Abdullah, Mukul Kumar, Aditi Shah

 

August 2020 Issue 

This issue is a mix of fact and fantasy. Covering everything bordering on the surreal, we carry you away to the land of bizarre daydreams and nerve-wracking encounters with ghosts and the dead.  

Authors: Shireen Khan, Ria Chowdhury, Niveditha K, Prakriti Basu, Muskaan Mittal, Rohan A, Anish Malpani, Namrada Varshini, Akshaya Pawaskar, Samra Khan, Anagha Smrithi, Utkarsha Anwekar, Rakshita Gupta, Lakshya Singh, Pritika Rao, Hina Naela, Narisa Wahlang, Nayanthara S, Kirthika Vijayakumar, Ayesha Ahmed, Sriharsh Bhyravajjula, Aarushi Krishnan, Natalia Nazeem Ahmed, Akanksha Patra, Shagun Marwah

July 2020 Issue

With a fresh and bold take on understanding our intrinsic human nature, the July Issue features the bright and dark sides of the psyche. We cover the very extremes- from nurturing and acceptance to self-destruction and suicide. 

Authors: Babra Shafiqi, Syeda Namayah Fatima Hussain, Ilina Sinha, Vaishnavi Sathish, Poorva, Dia Bhojwani, Ananya Gupta, Tina Huang, Muskaan Ohri, Inilash Remot, Aayushi Saxena, Caren Mascarenhas, Shruti Mungi, Akanksha Patra, Debahuti Borah, Diya Sabharwal, Nikita Prabhu, Chaitanya Huprikar, Diya Khandari, Riddhi Puranik, Manisha Mishra, Sanjana Saksena Chandra and Naman Garg.

June 2020 Issue

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The June 2020 Issue includes searing poems on the experiences of summer, erotic stories about sexual freedom and straightforward essays on the likelihood of man-woman friendship.

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Authors: Reshma Joly, Aishee Ghoshal, Laudeep Singh, Radhika Pradhan, Kiran Mishra, Janesis Fernandes, Abinesh Kumar, Deonte Osayande, Aqsa Eram, Maria Uzma Ansari, Atalant Nadkar, Ria Chakraborty, Mereshah Merybal, Sanjana Saksena Chandra, Anjali Hans, Saloni Panicker, Prisha Tiwari, Mandar Naik, Sneha Vyas, Carl Colaco, Kaushiki Saraswat, Antara Sathe, Anahita Mehra, Preksha Jain and Akshita Himatsingka.