Nonfiction

(selected) essays, book reviews, and reporting

Snapped while reporting in West Bengal on Holi

Snapped while reporting in West Bengal on Holi

Reporting on miners' strikes in northern Chile.

Reporting on miners' strikes in northern Chile.

Reporting on kushti wrestlers in Varanasi

Reporting on kushti wrestlers in Varanasi

Essays

Almost Famous (OZY)
What it Meant to Move (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Ways Not to Say No (OZY)
Playing House (These Fifty States)

Reviews + Book Coverage

Interview with Priya Krishna, author of Indian-ish cookbook (Food and Wine)
Review: We That Are Young, Preti Taneja (the Juggernaut; paywall)
Review: Immigrant, Montana, Amitava Kumar (the Millions)
Profile: Anuradha Roy (OZY)
Interview with Jeet Thayil (OZY)
Interview with Colm Toibin (OZY)

Reporting on South Asia + Diaspora

A Pilgrimage to Die (SAJA finalist, best reporting by a journalist in N. America; OZY)
Teesta Setalvad: Modi's Worst Nightmare (OZY)
Meow Meow Zombies (OZY)
Orchestrating the Diaspora (OZY)
T.M. Krishna: India's Radical Classical Star (SAJA finalist, best arts & culture reporting; OZY)
Partition's Widows: 70 Years Later, and Still Homeless (OZY)
Automation vs. Saris (OZY)
Growing Old in Little India (OZY)

Miscellaneous Features

Where's Our Faith? (OZY)
The Mobile Home Economy (OZY)
Trailer Parks of Silicon Valley (OZY) 
Silicon Valley and the 'Right to Live Forever' (OZY)
Save Our Hospital (Boston Globe)
Japan's Sleeping Muslims (OZY)
Mining and its Discontents (TYG)
Mothers of the Revolution (TYG)