Fiction

We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays and commentaries on art, music and literature, as well as academic writing and interviews and first person accounts and narratives.

JABBER — A Fictional Piece by Juvaria Syed

Juvaria Syed introduces a piece of fiction that is an attempted decalcomania of the ruminations of common Kashmiri people—an attempt… Read More

1 month ago

Three Short Stories by Anton Chekhov in Urdu and Hindi — by Adbi Dunya

Inverse Journal presents three short stories by Anton Chekhov translated into Urdu and Hindi, and recorded in audiobook format by… Read More

2 months ago

Karamat Ali Khan and the Price of Snow — A Short Story by O. Kashmiri

In this third instalment of the Karamat Ali Khan series, O. Kashmiri brings us the fictional account of how the… Read More

4 months ago

The Cow Theft – A Short Story by Nageen Rather

Nageen Rather returns to Inverse with a new short story where a “paradox of quantum superposition” like Schrödinger's cat, both… Read More

4 months ago

Karamat Ali Khan and the Car – A Short Story by O. Kashmiri

In this second story from the "Karamat Ali Khan" series, the anonymous O. Kashmiri returns with a dark tale involving… Read More

7 months ago

More Than Happy – A Short Story by Arif Ayaz Parrey

Arif Ayaz Parrey presents a short story revolving around an unconventional father-daughter relationship that, in its greater reaches, encompasses the… Read More

7 months ago

Featured Novel Excerpt: Future Tense (Harper Collins, 2020) — by Nitasha Kaul

We are proud to present an excerpt from Nitasha Kaul’s latest novel, Future Tense (Harper Collins, 2020), a much awaited… Read More

8 months ago

Karamat Ali Khan — A Short Story by O. Kashmiri

In the first from a series, O. Kashmiri brings us the short story of a land and its people told… Read More

8 months ago

Homecoming — by Zahida War

Zahida War presents a piece of fiction that combines poetry and prose to narrate the story of a young Kashmiri… Read More

1 year ago

Novel Excerpt: A Silhouette in the Nuke — by Muzaffar Karim

Muzaffar Karim brings us an excerpt from his post-apocalyptic novel set around 2050 when a nuclear attack by India has… Read More

1 year ago