Monthly Archive: June, 2013

Deaf South Asian Americans: Madan Vasishta’s First Days in America

The South Asian American Digital Archive, or SAADA, (whose president, Samip Mallick, was featured on APA Compass a couple years ago) is launching a wonderful new project called “First Days”, asking South Asian… Continue reading

Khaled Hosseini: And the Mountains Echoed

Khaled Hosseini is the author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns and his latest novel, And the Mountains Echoed. He is also a medical doctor and a UN ambassador. His novels… Continue reading

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni: Oleander Girl

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an award-winning author, poet and teacher. Her themes include women, immigration, the South Asian experience, history, myth, magical realism and diversity. She writes for adults and children. Her books… Continue reading

Marivi Soliven: The Mango Bride

Marivi Soliven is the award-winning author of The Mango Bride. Her debut novel follows the lives of two Filipina immigrants in Oakland, CA, whose lives are dictated by their histories in the Philippines. Under… Continue reading