Read these books by South Asian writers that wrestle with established forms, narratives, and structures.
How the scarcity of these staples gave rise to a food pantry offering culturally appropriate South Asian food in NYC
Ali Najmi, the contender to represent one of the largest South Asian enclaves in NYC, talks about Glen Oaks, the Sikh gurdwaras, and taxi drivers.
Munaweera’s debut novel depicts the psychic, political and sexual spaces between Sri Lanka and Los Angeles.
An interview with spoken word duo DarkMatter on radical desis, the legacy of Partition, Twitter poems and The Perks of Being a Wallflower
A look back at the history behind ‘American Born Confused Desi’ and where it’s gone since
100 years on, how lessons from the Ghadar movement show the limits of civil rights efforts in the US today.
Poetic responses to the literature of the Ghadar movement
Swati Marquez interviews Bushra Rehman on her new work of fiction, Corona.
10-year-old Kavi K tells us about Soman Chainani’s new fairy-tale adventure
V.V. Ganeshananthan interviews Soman Chainani about his new bestselling children’s book, The School for Good and Evil.
In Athens, an historic square and neighborhood now home to porno theaters, sex stores, and “café” brothels, is alive with immigrants—until it isn’t.