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Editor Speak

November  2022

Today The Wise Owl completes one year. We started our journey with the Dawn Edition on 1st November 2021 and slowly but steadily made our way through the Tangerine, Pearl, Lilac, Topaz, Tulip, Lapis, Cassia, Ochre, Jade, Azure and Pine Editions. The odyssey was not without its struggles, but we are happy and grateful that poets, writers and artists from across the globe have joined The Wise Owl cavalcade. 

 

To celebrate our 1st anniversary, we have picked up sienna, the colour of earth,  and added a dash of gold to make it festive.​ Our Team has always worked hard to make each edition special for the readers and viewers. However, we have tried to make the Sienna & Gold Edition extra special. Our Interview segment is a Booker Prize Special featuring an interview with Daisy Rockwell, who was awarded the international Booker Prize 2022 for her translation of Geetanjali Shree’s book ‘Tomb of Sand.’ We also have an insightful interview with Graeme Macrae Burnet whose book ‘Case Study’ was longlisted for the Booker prize 2022. The Visual Art segment has interviews of Rachel Brown Lee, an artist who excels in high realism large format charcoal artwork and Kerry Ann Lyons, an extraordinary wildlife and pop artist. This time around our Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, reviews and podcast segments feature two works from each contributor’s pen.​

 

A big thanks to our subscribers, readers, viewers and contributors for becoming a part of The Wise Owl Community. Three Cheers for The Wise Owl! May it grow and prosper!

The Wise Owl Booker Prize Special

The Interview: Daisy Rockwell
Writer & Translator

The Wise Owl talks to Daisy Rockwell, a painter, writer and translator of Hindi and Urdu literature, living in northern New England. Her translation of Geetanjali Shree’s ‘Tomb of Sand’ won the International Booker Prize 2022.

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The Interview: Graeme Macrae Burnet
A Novelist

The Wise Owl talks to Graeme Macrae Burnet, a Scottish writer, whose novels have won and been nominated for several awards. In July 2022, Burnet's novel Case Study was longlisted for The Booker Prize 2022.

The Wise Owl Anniversary Artist Special

The Interview: Rachel Brownlee
A Charcoal Artist

The Wise Owl is in conversation with Rachel Brownlee, a Nebraska based artist who specialises in extreme high realism large format charcoal artwork. She portrays western life in an honest and even discordant manner

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The Interview: Kerry Ann Lyons
A Wildlife & Pop Artist

The Wise Owl talks to Kerry Ann Lyons, a fine art wildlife artist and pop artist from Oxfordshire, New England. Vibrant gouache colours, acrylic paints & intricate doodle work make her art special.

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Poetry

Eloquent Emotions

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Non-Fiction

Travelogues Musings Essays

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Anecdotes

Musings

Memoirs

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Fiction

Stories of Fantasy Romance History

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Reviews

Movies Books OTT Releases

Book Reviews

Film Reviews

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Visual Arts
Treat for the soul

Visual Arts: Painting & Photography

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                      Painting
            The Year that Was



Artists from across the globe, generously displayed their fabulous artwork in The Wise Owl magazine. A look at the Year that was.

                  Photography
         Flowers: A Different Breed

Armed with a Canon 80D, The Wise Owl Team sets off to click unusual flowers that beckon with their understated delicacy and beauty.

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Podcasts

Podcast of Top Articles, Features, Poems and Stories

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Idolatry & Rue
Poems written & Recited by Carl Scharwath

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After Life
A Poem written & Recited by Sukrita Paul Kumar

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Meeting of Two Waves
A Poem written & Recited by Oindri Sengupta

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You're a Bad Man
A Memoir written & narrated by James Roth

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The Knight & The Princess
A story by Shailey Bellamkonda

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Questions for Chronos
A Poem written & recited by Absalom Cortes

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The Montage section showcases 'EYE', a film by V Karthik, a young upcoming filmmaker, who believes he can make reel magic. 

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