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Sanjena Sathian

 

Sanjena sATHIAN

SUN-jun-ah - SUH-thee-en

 

As you can see, I was once a celebrity, albeit briefly. 

 

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I am an MFA candidate at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and an alumna of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop. I am also a 2017 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow

My fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Boulevard, Salt Hill, and Joyland, and has been runner-up for the Boulevard Emerging Writers' Short Fiction Prize.

I’ve worked as a tech reporter in San Francisco and a foreign correspondent in Mumbai. My reporting from India was honored by the South Asian Journalists' Association. Over the past decade, I’ve reported from the U.S., Chile, Bolivia, Turkey, Cyprus, India, Nepal, and Japan.

For now, I live in the cornfields.

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 Chinatown, Kolkata

Chinatown, Kolkata

 Reporting in Istanbul 

Reporting in Istanbul 

 On the public health beat at the Boston Globe 

On the public health beat at the Boston Globe 

 Atacama desert, Chile

Atacama desert, Chile

 Reporting on Maoist ex-combatants in Nepal 

Reporting on Maoist ex-combatants in Nepal