Public Appearances and Media

FORTHCOMING APPEARANCES

16 May 2018: Hour of the Wolf, 1–3 am EST on WBAI 99.5 FM New York, aired live worldwide on Facebook

13 June 2018: THE FUTURE OF MYTHOLOGY, in conversation with Chitra Ganesh, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, 7–8:30 pm

22–24 June 2018: Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle, WA

12–15 July 2018: Readercon 29 in Quincy, MA; events and panels TBA

16–20 August 2018: Worldcon 76 in San Jose, CA

 

PAST APPEARANCES AND MEDIA COVERAGE

3 May 2018: ROBOT CODA at Asian American Writers Workshop (New York)
A reading and conversation, along with authors Margaret Rhee, Ching-In Chen and Seo-Young Chu, moderated by Vyshali Manivannan. We all read from parts of our work. I read from my novelette, “His Footsteps, Through Darkness and Light,” forthcoming from Tor.com in 2019.

April–May 2018: News Articles/Features and Interviews Related to Luminescent Threads and the Hugo Award nomination 

6 April 2018: Article on Times of India (Kolkata edition) by Soumashree Sarkar
8 April 2018: Interview on ShethePeople.tv with Jessica Xalxo, Part I
9 April 2018: Interview on ShethePeople.tv with Jessica Xalxo, Part II
16 April 2018: Interview (Audio) on Chuski Pop with Sweety and Pappu
18 April 2018: Article on the Indian Express (Mumbai edition) by Paromita Chakrabarti
21 April 2018: Article on Deccan Chronicle (Hyderabad edition) by Swati Sharma
24 April 2018: Interview on TheWire.in with Omair Ahmad
28 April 2018: Article on Hindustan Times (national edition) by Jayati Bhola
7 May 2018: Interview/feature (Video) on The Quint Neon by Nidhi Mahajan and Ashish MacCune

18 March 2018: NYFA IAP Event at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (Newark, NJ)
I spoke in front of an audience of the first Newark cohort of the Immigrant Artists’ Mentoring Program of the New York Foundation for the Arts, along with musician Andrew Egbuchiem and multimedia artist and poet Zelene Piñeda.
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29 September 2017: New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
In association with the New York Foundation for the Arts, Iranian author Poupeh Missaghi and I talked about publishing, politics, censorship, immigration, and read from excerpts of our works. I read my flash story So It Was Foretold, published in May 2018 by Fireside Magazine.

27 June 2017: The Surreal Symphony of Zak Zyz (Brooklyn Speculative Fiction Writers)
A really long live roundtable with writers Rob Cameron, Marcus Tsong and podcaster Zak Zyz, in which we discuss monsters and politics in speculative fiction. Originally aired live, and later put on YouTube.

22 June 2017: Book Riot
Deya Bhattacharya of Book Riot interviews Senior Editor Alexandra Pierce and me about Luminescent Threads.

8 June 2017: Winx & Ink
A YouTube “bookish interview” by Winx Goll, in which she talks to Alexandra Pierce and me about Luminescent Thread.

19 May 2017: Rutgers–Camden MFA Graduation Reading (Philadelphia, PA)
I read an early version of my short story Learning to Swim, published later in December 2017 by Anathema Magazine.

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27–30 October: World Fantasy Convention 2016 (Columbus, OH)
I read a very early unfinished and yet-unnamed draft of my novelette “His Footsteps, Through Darkness and Light” at a solo reading, and participated in three panel discussions at the World Fantasy Convention 2016.

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21 September 2016: Chasing Windmills Reading Series (Philadelphia, PA)
I read a new flash story at this bimonthly reading series, my first public reading in the United States.

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