Posted: January 8, 2016 Filed under: Books, Fiction, India, News, Novels, Publishing, Reading, Writing | Tags: America, apocalyptic visions, California, Deep Singh Blue, Harper Collins India, Unnamed Press, writing
So pleased to see — thanks! Check it out here.
Posted: January 3, 2016 Filed under: Books, Fiction, India, Lists, News, Novels, Publishing, Writing | Tags: Deep Singh Blue, Harper Collins India, India, Los Angeles, Unnamed Press, writing
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.
Posted: October 9, 2015 Filed under: Essay, India, Memoir, Photography | Tags: apocalyptic visions, crisis, EU, Greece, India, Partition, photography, Punjab, Refugees
WATCHING TELEVISION FOOTAGE OF REFUGEES streaming west by their thousands, along the highways of Hungary toward the Austrian border, my first thoughts are about my mother. She made a similar trek, 69 years ago almost to the day, when she was only six. I see her in the girl raised by her father above the fray at the Bicske railway station in Budapest, or holding tight onto her mother’s hand in the throngs filling a nighttime road, led by men using their cellphone GPS to find the way. She too was fleeing war — or more exactly, walking through the heart of it, as what had been the Indian Raj was violently split into India and Pakistan.
Read the full article over at the Los Angeles Review of Books.