The idea that injustice must be opposed, confronted, and a better world shaped as a consequence, runs through Belief. But what means are fair, what foul? And what if one is simply thwarted from taking action, one way or another? Challenging questions with no ready answers: questions that literature is so well equipped to take on.
Veena Gokhale’s short story collection, Bombay Wali and Other Stories, was published by Guernica Editions in 2013. Her first novel, Land for Fatimah, written with a Québec Government literary grant, will be published by Guernica in 2018. She lives in Montréal.