Beetle Magazine is an endeavour by Delhi Poetry Slam to combine the written word with artwork. The magazine boasted a number of issues exploring a diversity of thoughts by dynamic authors.
On folds and an hourglass by Sakhi Singh
The Hut Amma Built by Gayatri Varma
Noise by Khushi Datri
Reflecting Masquerade by Anoushka Panda
Walls of Glass by Arsch Sharma
The Home Within Me by Sanjana Saksena Chandra
The Garden Snake by Maxine Pamela Mathew
The issue features poetry on themes such as dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, finding one's inner voice and being a misfit in society.
Authors: Rhea Gupta, Ria Chowdhury, Aparna Bisht, Rohini Batra, Buddhapuri Medha, Anukriti Ashok, Shriya Bhardwaj, Sayani Bhattacharya, Aishwarya Nair and Rabia Sethi
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
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
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.
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.
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.