WRITING

BOOKS

GEOGRAPHY OF TONGUES

ANTHOLOGIES

“Of The Missing Fifty Million”, Choice Words: Writers on Abortion, Haymarket Books, 2020

“Pineapple Pastry Flashback”, Salt & Pepper & Silver Linings, Read Me Books, 2019

“Hiraeth,” Anima: The Poetics of Mirroring, Squircle Line Press, 2018.

“Gyrations,” “Blue,” & “12 Floors & Counting,” In Plein Air, Poetic License, 2017

“Vaama Vermillion,” “I Dream in Hindi,” “In the Shape of a Star,” “May I have This Dance” & “Silver Bangles,” X Does Not Mark My Spot, Zubaan Books, 2015

“Hiraeth” and “Genocide Gatehouse,” Anthology of Contemporary Indian Poetry-II, Big Bridge, 2015

“Father Speaks,” Bolo! Bolo! A Collection of Writings By Second Generation South Asians Living in North America, Kitchen Table Collective, 2000


SELECTED POEMS

ONCE THEY WENT OUT TO PLAY, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics

GHAZAL UNDER SIEGE, Scroll

MY MOTHER IS A HUMMINGBIRD, Poetry at Sangam 

A NEW TUNE, Scroll
(First Published in TAB: The Journal of Poetry and Poetics, 2017. Nominated for the Pushcart Prize)

PORTRAIT OF A SOUTH ASIAN SILICON VALLEY HOUSEWIFE, Plume

THEY SAY THE (MUSLIM) BAN IS TEMPORARY & FAMILY PORTRAIT, 1978, So To Speak

TOUCHDOWN, What Rough Beast (Indolent Books)

WHERE I COME FROM, Scroll

LOVE LETTERS, Mithila Review

INDIA CALLING, The Missing Slate

FILED: MISC, Every Day Poems

OCEANSIDE TRIPTYCH, Indian Quarterly

LIKE ANY GOOD INDIAN, The Missing Slate (Pushcart Prize nomination)

1984, Drunken Boat

EMBRACING THE CIRCLE, The Missing Slate

LINGUA FRANCA & other poems, New Asian Writing

FEASTING, FASTING,  Prairie Schooner

GEOGRAPHY OF TONGUES, The Missing Slate

THE LANGUAGE I DREAM IN, MAD ABOUT MANGOES & INDIA CALLING, RaedLeaf Poetry

IF SITA HAD MET PERSEPHONE, THE ARC OF A FALLEN LASH & FAITH IS FOR THE TAKINGSugarMule, Issue#43 

SILVER BANGLES, In Posse Review, Web Del Sol.

HINDU, Switched-On Gutenberg


ARTICLES

Poetry Exemplifying a Global Voice, book review, India Currents, April 2019
Unmarriageable is Pakistan’s ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ India Currents, March 2019
Love Songs for a Lost Continent by Anita Felicelli, book review, Indian Currents, December 2018
From the Margins to Center Stage: a Sangam of Three Indian Women Poets, The Missing Slate, February 2016
I dream in Inglish: Guest Editorial, The Missing Slate, February 2016
Review of Meena Alexander’s ‘Atmospheric Embroidery,’ Jaggery, June 2015
5 Reasons Why Indian Poetry Matters More Than Ever, Scroll.in, December 2014

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