Queer South Asian Literature (ft. SJ Sindu, Rahul Mehta, & Sreshtha Sen)
01.30.2019 - By AAWW Radio: New Asian American Writers & Literature
We're featuring writers Rahul Mehta and SJ Sindu who read from debut novels No Other World and Marriage of a Thousand Lies featuring complex queer South Asian characters. They have a conversation with writer and Shoreline Review editor Sreshtha Sen about writing transnational narratives, how cultural trauma affects what we write, and resisting the common coming out story. How do you come out to family members whose language you don’t speak?