Damodar Mauzo – Goa’s noted Konkani writer

Damodar Mauzo

Born to a Gaud Saraswat Brahman family, Damodar Mauzo lost his father at the tender age of 12. Having to work and study side-by-side he completed his schooling in Goa with Marathi, Portuguese and English as the mediums of instruction. He went on to graduate in Mumbai at the R.A. Podar College of Commerce and […]

Romaans in your Pocket


Not many of you will remember this, but once upon a time there existed pocket sized Konkani romance novels called ‘romaans’. History of Konkani literature in Goa would be incomplete without this term. Housewives of sailors on board ships would relish these mini-sagas of love and betrayal, and then pass them on to other eager […]