LGBTQ Fictions India

TitleAuthor
Shiva and ArunP. Parivaraj
Pink GenderAnandajit Goswami
Leaving India: My Family’s Journey from Five Villages to Five ContinentsMinal Hajratwala
The Pregnant King Devdutt Pattanaik
If You See Me, Don’t Say Hi Neel Patel
My Magical PalaceKunal Mukherjee
Ode to LataGhalib Shiraz Dhalla
A Life Apart Neel Mukherjee
No One Can Pronounce My NameRakesh Satyal
On a Muggy night in MumbaiMahesh Dattani
Ladies CoupéAnita Nair
Lotus of Another ColorRakesh Ratti
The Last ConceptionGabriel Constans
A BurningMegha Majumdar
Six Metres of PavementFarzana Doctor
A People’s History of HeavenMathangi Subramanian
The City of DeviManil Suri
Hostel Room 131R. Raj Rao
Pink SheepMahesh Natarajan
She of the Mountains
Novel
Vivek Shraya
She Swiped Right into My Heart
Book
Sudeep Nagarkar
The SubtweetVivek Shraya
Cobalt BlueSachin Kundalkar
The BoyfriendR. Raj Rao
Co-WifePradipta Panda
No Other WorldRahul Mehta
Don’t Let Him KnowSandip Roy
Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved IndiaAmish Tripathi
MohanaswamyVasudhendra
The BoatmanJohn Burbidge
Spice and SmokeSuleikha Snyder
Vivek and IMayur Patel
Bombay SwastikaBraham Singh
Mohini: The Enchantress Anuja Chandramouli
True Liars Isha Inamdar
Love Bi the Way Bhaavna Arora
The Parcel Anosh Irani
A Married Woman Manju Kapur
A Thousand Dreams Within Me Softly BurnSahil Sood
Perfectly UntraditionalSweta Srivastava Vikram
Delhi Khushwant Singh
Strange ObsessionShobhaa Dé
Trying To GrowFirdaus Kanga
Valmiki’s DaughterShani Mootoo
The Normal State of MindSusmita Bhattacharya
Talking of MuskaanHimanjali Sankar
BabyjiAbha Dawesar
The ExilesGhalib Shiraz Dhalla
The Paths of Marriage Mala Kumar
The Tree Outside My Window Is a Drama QueenAvinash Matta
The Mothers of Maya DiipSuniti Namjosh
The Other GuyAakash Mehrotra
Cut Like Wound (Inspector Gowda #1)Anita Nair
Hem & MaxineNalinaksha Bhattacharya
The Pursuit of Nothing: Two Men. One Love Story.Gautam Mehra
Falling into PlaceSheryn Munir
All the Lives We Never LivedAnuradha Roy
The Armenian Champa TreeMahasweta Devi
The Three Of UsAbha Dawesar
FluteShona Ramaya
My Father’s Garden Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar
We That Are YoungPreti Taneja
377 Manish Jani
Travails of Entrapment Himadri Roy
Breaking the Mold: You are EnoughSajatha Jaffer
Strangers on the RoofRajendra Yadav
The Twice-Born: Life and Death on the Ganges Aatish Taseer
Broken Verses Kamila Shamsie
TurbulenceSamit Basu
Selection DayAravind Adiga
Saraswati Park Anjali Joseph
Open CoupletsTorsa Ghosal
Acid Sangeetha Sreenivasan
Lean DaysManish Gaekwad
Stealing NasreenFarzana Doctor
मछली मरी हुईRajkamal Choudhary
IngaPoile Sengupta
You Are Not Alone Arun Mirchandani
The Artist of Disappearance Anita Desai
God Loves Hair Vivek Shraya
IT’S ALL ABOUT LOVETanveer Singh
The Scent of GodSaikat Majumdar
The Fate of ButterfliesNayantara Sahgal
If They Come for UsFatimah Asghar
I’m Afraid of Men Vivek Shraya
PunarapiKavya Kadame Nagarakatte
The Faces of Five O’Clock Kaushalya Bannerj
The Roof Beneath their FeetGeetanjali Shree
Rasaathi : The other side of a transgenderSasindran kallinkeel
Innocence Lives in an Eyrie Vaibhav Saini
Half Gods Akil Kumarasamy
The Devourers Indra Das
Milk TeethAmrita Mahale
Miss Timmins’ School for GirlsNayana Currimbhoy
Jamali – Kamali: A Tale of Passion in Mughal India Karen Chase
VidupattavaiGireesh
An Unexpected GiftAjay K. Pandey
BREAKING NORMS: A Story of Love, Agony and ToleranceMita Balani
The ScholarNiladri Chatterjee
Gone days are never goneMedha Patel
I am also humanJasbir Singh
Slightly BurntPayal Dhar
French SahibPierre Freha
GurukulAnita Rakesh
FireShohini Ghosh
Aalohari AnandamSarah Joseph
Kintsugi: A NovelAnukrti Upadhyay
The DevourersIndra Das
Indian Erotics of the Oldest PeriodIvo Fišer
Blue-Skinned Gods S.J. Sindu
Our Love That Fell Apart Nupur Luthra 
The Other ManFarhad J. Dadyburjor 
The Eminently Forgettable Life of Mrs PankajamMeera Rajagopalan
Beyond a Love Story Chitkala Mulye
कुम्भकतरुण सोनी
The Dancing BoyIshani Kar-Purkayastha
That’s true, I Love her Priyanka M.A. Singh 
The Body MythRheea Mukherjee
The Jasmine ThroneTasha Suri 
Sisters and LoversNalinaksha Bhattacharya
The Other ManFarhad J. Dadyburjor 
Inqueerable Samridhhi Mandawat 
The Pursuit of Nothing: Two Men. One Love StoryGautam Mehra
The Disappointing 5BOBANGA
Life Without FearSantosh Avvannavar
The Two Krishnas: A Novel Ghalib Shiraz Dhalla
Gay Indian Love Story: A NovelAdil Khan
Dark DancerFrederic Prokosch
It Has No Name Payal Dhar 
CHHAKKA: The story of a transvestiteD. R. Downer
Two Girls In Love Ankita Singh 
Makara: A NovelKristen Ringman
Lets Rise in Love: Why to Fall in Love?Tanishka Juneja
La figlia indianaVoiles Déployées
The Secret Keeper of Jaipur Alka Joshi 
Radiant FugitivesNawaaz Ahmed
Identity: A Mere Play of Gender, Status & Aesthetics.Arundhati Sahoo
The Conversations of CowSuniti Namjoshi
Murder at the Mushaira Raza Mir
வாடா மல்லி Vadamalliசு. சமுத்திரம்
Sylvia: Distant Avuncular Ends Maithreyi Karnoor

Children’s Literature

Ritu Weds ChandniAmeya Narvankar
Rainbow Girls and Rainbow BoysKamla Bhasin
The Boy and the Bindi Vivek Shraya
Guthli Has Wings Kanak Shashi
The Big thoughts of little LuvKaran Johar
Survivors at the Coffee Shop Tenzin Norwang
Menstrupedia ComicMenstrupedia 
House of UncommonsVishaka George
The Boy In The Cupboard Harshala Gupte
The Best at ItMaulik Pancholy
I Want to Ride a Motorbike Aarthi Parthasarathy
Elphie and The PeacockDevang Singh, Varud Gupta
My Chacha is GayEiynah

Short Stories Collection

His Father’s Disease: StoriesAruni Kashyap
Waiting: A Collection of StoriesNighat Gandhi
Facing the Mirror: Lesbian Writing from IndiaAshwini Sukthankar
The Quilt & Other StoriesIsmat Chughtai
Yaraana: Gay Writing from India Hoshang Merchant
Close, Too Close: The Tranquebar Book of Queer EroticaMeenu, Shruti
Preeto and Other Stories: The Male Gaze in Urdu Rakhshanda Jalil
The Dead Camel and Other Stories of LoveParvati Sharma
Chocolate: And Other Writings on Male-male DesirePandey Bechan Sharma,
Ruth Vanita
Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don’t Tell YouDevdutt Pattanaik
White Dancing Elephants: StoriesChaya Bhuvaneswar
Quarantine: StoriesRahul Mehta
The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook and Other Stories Nisha Susan
MustardKadali Sathyanarayanan, Chettupally Anvesh
You Are All I NeedRavinder Singh,
Lockdown Liaisons: Leaving and Other StoriesShobhaa Dé
Crocodile Tears: New & Selected StoriesR. Raj Rao
One Day I Locked My Flat in Soul CityR. Raj Rao
Moving Truth(s): Queer and Transgender Desi Writings on FamilyAparajeeta ‘Sasha’ Duttchoudhury
Untold: Defining Moments of the UprootedGabrielle Deonath
Transition and Other StoriesSirisha Vegulla
Stories of UsBobby Sachdeva 
So I Let It BeSindhu Rajasekaran
The Lesbian Cow and Other StoriesIndu Menon
All You Need is Josh: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Conviction in 21st Century IndiaSupriya Paul
Lord of the SensesVikram Kolmannskog
Feminist FablesSuniti Namjoshi

Plays

Begum BarveSatish Alekar
Mitrachi Goshta: A Friend’s StoryVijay Tendulkar
Bravely Fought The QueenMahesh Dattani
On a Muggy Night in MumbaiMahesh Dattani
Queen-sizeMandeep Raikhy
Begum BarveSatish Alekar
ContemptDanish Sheikh
Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to the Section 377Danish Sheikh
HijraAsh Kotak 
The pride march-: A theatrical journey into the lives of LGBTEfthikar Ahamed 

Poetry

Poetry Is Possible: Selected Poems Vikram Kolmannskog
Music To My PoetryFrancis H Fernandes
Erotic Poems from the Sanskrit: An AnthologyR. Parthasarathy
Taste and See: A Queer PrayerVikram Kolmannskog
The World That Belongs To Us: An Anthology of Queer Poetry from South AsiaAditi Angiras and Akhil Katyal
The Bloomsbury Book of Great Indian Love PoemsAbhay K.
Mother, I gave birth to an islandSuhasini Mukherjee
Masculinity Digs a Grave Over My BodySoz Is Burning
The Cowherd’s SonRajiv Mohabir
Word to Mother: Realisation of reading in between linesVijayarajamallika
Voices UnheardAnimesh Das

Graphic Novel

KariAmruta Patil

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