Everything I Know....

NY Times Sunday Review

How a School in India Taught Me

Washington Post

To The Sadhu Who Buried Himself Alive


In India, One Publisher's High-Stake

Literary Hub

A Portrait and a Mirror

Los Angeles Review of Books

Celebrating Kazi Nazrul Islam

Words Without Borders

he Enduring Relevance of Henry Derozio

Los Angeles Review of Books

The Intimacy of Forks

Creative Nonfiction

Letting It Suck

The Rumpus

Additional Publications

Essays + Journalism

Jhumpa Lahiri, Hand-Painted Buses, Arriving in Kolkata (Off-Assignment)

Books for the People! A Day at the Kolkata Book Fair (LARB)

Teenage Wasteland: Parenting a Compassionate Teen in the Modern Age (Tricycle: The Buddhist Review)

Bodhgaya After the Bombing (Tricycle: The Buddhist Review)


The Mahabodhi Express (Tricycle: The Buddhist Review)

Flying The Hump (The Common)

Consumerism Is Ruining Our Kids (Salon)


Criticism + Interviews

The Motion of The Pestle (LARB)

Oral Histories with Mexican Farmers: An Interview with Gabriel Thompson (Civil Eats)


Bright Lights, Big Bible: An Interview with Macy Halford (Religion Dispatches)


Playing Chicken: An Interview with Maryn McKenna (Civil Eats)


Review: In Search of the Buddha's Daughters by Christine Toomey (Tricycle: The Buddhist Review)


Review: The Givenness of Things by Marilynne Robinson (Tricycle: The Buddhist Review)


Review: The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong by Gyalo Thondup (Tricycle: The Buddhist Review)


The Country in the City: An Interview with Mia Alvar (Publishers Weekly)


Nothing is Illuminated: An Interview with Adam Johnson (Publishers Weekly)


The Age of a Mountain: An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid (Publishers Weekly)


Life in Art: An Interview with Ali Smith (Publishers Weekly)


Treasure Chest: A Profile of Jamil Ahmad (Publishers Weekly)


Exploring from Within: An Interview with Edwidge Danticat (Publishers Weekly)



BF (The Akron Anthology)

A Leaky Tent is a Piece of Paradise: 20 Young Writers on Finding a Place in the Natural World (Sierra)


Bare Your Soul: The Thinking Girls Guide to Enlightenment (Seal Press)


Breeder: Real-Life Stories from the New Generation of Mothers (Seal Press)