Jayaprakash Satyamurthy

Author • Musician 

Jayaprakash Satyamurthy’s writings cover a range of formats including the self-published short story collections - Come Tomorrow and Shelter From The Storm, novella - Strength of Water and anthologies - The Valancourt Book Of World Horror, Vol 2, The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction, Vol 2. He is also a musician and is a part of the doombands Djinn And Miskatonic, and If Writ.

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Saturday 11 May

Words Woven in the Dark: Horror in Indian Writing

Panel Discussion

Ghosts, demons and monsters have always been a part of Indian stories. They represent our fears, taboos, insecurities, hidden desires and social inequalities. How has our relationship with these supernatural beings evolved? What role do they continue to play in our stories? This conversation will bring insights from writers who work with supernatural and horror elements to understand what skeletons lie in our collective closets, and whether we should befriend them.