Other Work

Dhumketu’s “Shehnai Virtuoso”: Exquisite Nuance from a Giant of Letters

“To read Dhumketu is to be reminded of the ways in which the short story can be stretched and shaped organically,” writes critic Rishi Reddi.

The Meanings of a Good Curry

Rishi Reddi reviews Madhushree Ghosh’s Khabaar: An Immigrant Journey of Food, Memory, and Family, for Los Angeles Review of Books

Pecking Order

In her essay for Air/Light, Rishi Reddi considers immigration, family, and the history of South Asian identity in the US.

Another Side of George Orwell

In Orwell’s Roses, Rebecca Solnit reveals the writer as horticulturist.

Negotiation With Life

Review of Doris Iarovici’s latest short story collection in Salamander #52 Spring/Summer 2021

How Kamala Harris is America: From the subcontinent to the White House

Opinion piece for New York Daily News, November 2020

Living Through a Plague: A Reading List for LitHub

Rishi Reddi Recommends Fiction From the Past to Understand Our Current Times, April 27, 2020

Dispatch: Telangana, India

Oral story-telling on The Drum Literary Magazine, Issue 56, September 2015

One City One Story

The Boston Book Festival presents the fourth annual One City One Story program, a project that aims to promote literature among teens and adults to create community around a shared reading experience, 2013.

On Being South Asian Post 9/11

First published in The Asian American Literary Review, vol. 2 issue 1.5
(Special Issue Commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of Sept. 11th).

Relative Distance

First published in the New York Times Magazine, June 3, 2007.

Translation of “The Job” by Telugu author Kutumba Rao

Originally published in The Partisan Review, Spring 2002.