Swati Khurana

Swati Khurana (she/they) is a New York-based writer, artist, arts organizer, and Tarot reader. Her writing has been featured in The New York Times, Guernica, Apogee, Chicago Quarterly Review, The Offing, The Rumpus, The Margins, and in the anthology Good Girls Marry Doctors. Their most recent essay, “Sex, Death, and Social Stationery” was published in Massachusetts Review and was named a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2019. Swati was formerly a founding member of the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC), an organization dedicated to the advancement, visibility, and development of emerging and established South Asian women artists across disciplines. Currently, she is adapting her novel into a dramatic audio project and developing her podcast, “Tarot Books Radio,” which uses the format of a Tarot reading to have conversations, centering women-of-color artists, writers, and activists. You can follow her on Instagram at @tarotbooksradio or at her website swatikhurana.com