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Guff-suff With Sushma Joshi | The Buzz | Book |

My interview in Wave Magazine, Nepal's youth magazine.
Guff-suff With Sushma Joshi In numerology, Sushma means inspiring, intuitive, and creative. These characters define Sushma Joshi, writer of a collection of short stories entitled The End of the World. She talked to Wave about her fascination with Paul, the future telling Octopus. FROM ISSUE # 176 (August 2010) |

PHOTO SEBASTIAN MEYER/GRAPHICS WAVE Who do you write for: you or your readers?
I write because the story begs to be told. I don't think about myself or the readers.

How do you choose the names for your characters?

Sometimes I take them from myths, sometimes newspapers.

What is the most hurtful thing people have said to you?

I can't remember now, so they can't have been that hurtful.

What is the strangest thing you have done while researching a book?
I took an acting class in graduate school. Strangely enough, it helped me get into the mi…

New Asian Writing: ‘I Woke Up Last Night and I Cried’

‘I Woke Up Last Night and I Cried’ by Sushma Joshi (Nepal)