“The work of journalism is bound up in paying attention and noticing things. That’s kind of how I go through the world, with an antenna up for the unexpected, the beautiful, or the moving.”
“I think that sensual pleasure is at the heart of what I find to be exciting about writing.”
The award-winning writer talks about her new acclaimed short story collection, the anxiety of exile, and figuring out which narrative you belong to.
Rahul Mehta and new pathways for the hyphenated writer