South Asian Literature, Writing

Authors, we want to hear from you.

At Yali, we are actively seeking new manuscripts for our 2017-18 collection and we particularly welcome stories that have the power to challenge and surprise readers. The quirkier the tale, the better! Our submission guidelines can be found here.

Contests, South Asian Literature, Writing

#WeNeedDiverseBooks announces a Short Story Contest

Yali Books has been following the #WeNeedDiverseBooks (WNDB) campaign for a while now. The parent organization, WNDB, has a short story contest for unpublished writers anywhere in the world and we thought some of our friends at Yali might be interested. Any hidden writing talent out there? Here is your chance! From their website -… Continue reading #WeNeedDiverseBooks announces a Short Story Contest

Pavan's Adventures, South Asian Literature

Back after an extended break!

Dear Yali fans, Yali has been in hibernation for a few months now and we do have good reason for being a bit quiet. It has been a busy end to 2014 with a long trip to India and some house-moving chaos around the holidays. We do have some big plans for the new year… Continue reading Back after an extended break!

Publishing, South Asian Literature

Yali Books Is Born

My name is Ambika. I am an accidental illustrator for children's books and it has been the happiest unplanned journey of my life. I was lucky enough to have worked on four books with reputed  publishing houses in India. I got to read and re-read some superb stories for children and imagine them in art… Continue reading Yali Books Is Born