The Morning Chai

A cup of water at a rolling boil, a teaspoon of Assam tea leaves, lower the heat, add some milk to temper the theine. No instants for me. Not for chai, not for relationships. The first sip awakens, the second enlivens, the others taste insipid, tepid. Too prosaic, too soon: chai and relationships. I add … More The Morning Chai

Microinterview: Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar

Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar’s 95 word microfiction, “The Morning Chai”, will appear in the fourth issue of The Centifictionist (Vol. 2, Issue 2, Fall/Winter 2021). Sara graciously answered a few brief questions for us. Read the interview below. 1. What inspired the story “The Morning Chai”? While making a cup of ginger chai one morning, I … More Microinterview: Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar