The Departments of English of St. Joseph’s College, Devagiri and Providence Women’s College jointly hosted the eminent Malayalam writer Shihabuddhin Poythumkadavu in an online session on Tuesday, 21 February 2023. The author spoke about his story “Thurumbu Mullaaniyude Hridayam”, prescribed for study in the syllabus of VI Semester BA English. Staff and students of both departments interacted with the author, eliciting his views on art, creativity and establishmentarianism.