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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. 

 

I've reported from the U.S., Chile, Bolivia, Turkey, Cyprus, India, Nepal, and Japan.

 

I am a writer and current MFA candidate at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. I am a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow and an alumna of the Clarion Writers' Workshop. 

My fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Joyland and Boulevard Magazines, 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.

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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