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Good South Asian Girls Don’t Have Tattoos (And That’s Why I’m Covered in Them)

"My tattoos are a living ribbon connecting me to a sisterhood of 'bad' or non-conforming South Asian girls who negotiate the same slippery slopes of multi-cultural identity." For Wear Your Voice Magazine, March 2017.

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A Cabinet of Curiosities, Americana Style: Tom Manning’s Runoff

"Welcome to Range, Washington, an inland island -- a body of land surrounded by rivers on all sides -- that's half Snoquomish Indian Reservation, half small-town America, and 100% unbridled madness." My 24th article for HuffPost, published in January 2016.

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The Goblin King Is Dead, Long Live the Goblin King: An Elegy for David Bowie

"How do I write an elegy for a man who has had such a profound impact on my life? How do I start saying goodbye to this legend who helped me survive? How do I pay tribute to this magic man who shaped me into the artist I am today in so many ways I can't keep track?" My 24th article for HuffPost, published in January 2016.

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Moving On After the World Ends: The Dark Truths of HBO’s The Leftovers and Trauma

"And in the exposing of vulnerability, of pain, of such great loss, is the seeking for answers why. Why did this happen? Where did they go now that they're gone? Are they safe? Are they at peace? Why not me? Why did I survive and others didn't? Is there a purpose behind it all?" My 20th piece for HuffPost, published in December 2015.

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The Mainstreaming of Empathy, or How Hannibal Changed My Life

"With an appropriately bloody and dashing full moon finale came the close of three amazing seasons of Bryan Fuller's Hannibal, hands down some of the best television ever made in the history of the medium." My 13th article for Huffington Post, published in September 2015.