Thank you to Matthew Sharpe for the gorgeous blurb!

I don’t know which virtue of Deep Singh Blue to recommend: the love-hate letter to northern California; the rich portraiture of Deep Singh, his family, and his tempestuous girlfriend; the oh-no-did-he-just-do-that storytelling; or indeed the blue that informs the restless, cutting, tender intelligence of the book. Enjoy them all, weeping and laughing and gasping.”

Matthew Sharpe, author of Jamestown and The Sleeping Father


DEEP SINGH BLUE in Kirkus Reviews

Thank you to Kirkus for the fantastic review! Here’s a little of what they say: “Sidhu writes with keen wit and crafts every character with psychological texture, exploring the effects of racism as well as the desire to control a world spinning off its axis… A heart-wrenching coming-of-age tale in which survival depends more on compassion than rebellion.”

Read the full review here.

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DEEP SINGH BLUE tops DesiBlitz books list for 2016

So pleased to see — thanks! Check it out here.

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DEEP SINGH BLUE in Sunday Guardian Best of 2016!

A big Thank You! to the ineffable Sudeep Sen who was kind enough to include Deep Singh Blue in his Best Of list for upcoming books for 2016 in the Sunday Guardian. Check it out here.

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DEEP SINGH BLUE on Joanna Luloff’s Most Anticipated Books of 2016

A huge thank you to Joanna Luloff, editor at the wonderful mag Memorious, for picking DEEP SINGH BLUE as one of her most anticipated books for 2016. See the full list here.

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It’s happening, folks…

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The Indian Short Story in English

Much that happens in the writing world is supported by people who do it just for the love of art — as those of us who write so often do. So here’s a shout out to the fine people at indianshortstoryinenglish.com — and their excellent work in putting together a compendium of what’s happening right now in the Indian short story form (as practiced by those who write in English). You can check out my page by clicking here, or on the image below, and search through the site to find some really fine writers of the form.Screen Shot 2015-08-14 at 3.06.16 PM


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