Swati Khurana

Swati Khurana (she/they) is a New York–based writer, artist, Tarot reader, and Flash Fiction editor at The Margins. Her writing has been featured in the New York Times, Guernica, Apogee, and the Offing; in the anthologies Good Girls Marry Doctors (Aunt Lute) and Book of Curses (AALR); and has been a Notable Essay in Best American Essays. In a past life and century, Swati was formerly a founding member of the South Asian Womxn’s Creative Collective (SAWCC). They are the recipient of fellowships from NYFA, Center for Fiction, Vermont Studio Center, Kundiman, and Center for Book Arts. Her fictional podcast pilot “My Mother Spoke to Tigers” will be staged by Fresh Lime Productions in Spring 2022. Swati likes quiet train cars, bhel puri, being chaotic on Instagram @tarotbooksradio, and knowing what other people like.