June Jazz & 8 years of TBR

We are proud to present the June Jazz Summer issue of The Bangalore Review as we celebrate the completion of 8 years of the magazine. It has been a journey that would not have been possible without the efforts of a large community of writers and editors from all over the world.

We take this occasion to announce the winners and those deserving special mention from the submissions for June Jazz. Winners shall receive $100 each, and those in the Special Mention category shall be rewarded $25 each.



The Last Day of School by Saritha Rao

Special Mention

A Summer Holiday by Sudeepta Sanyal

That Year, This Time (A Summer Yarn) by Kamalini Natesan



Longing for the Rain: Remembering the Cherrapunjee Summers by Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

Special Mention

Elements of a Memory: A Phenomenology of Summers near the Sea by Sristi Ray

Parched by Priya Ranganathan



Dear March June – Come in… by Feby Joseph

Special Mention

Be my Home by Evelyn D’Souza


We congratulate the winners and all the participants who put in the effort during these difficult times. We shall be back again with another special edition and more rewards soon.