Category Archive: Podcast

Chaitali Sen: The Pathless Sky

Chaitali Sen is a writer from Austin, TX. Her debut novel, The Pathless Sky, is the story of a couple navigating their relationship through a country’s political turmoil. Although the country is fictional,… Continue reading

D’Lo’s Big Fat South Asian Wedding: A Coming Out Story

D’Lo is a queer/transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American actor, writer, and comedian. The first time we met was back in 2013 during the Dis/Orient/Ed comedy tour, which features all Asian American trans and female comics. D’Lo… Continue reading

Nayomi Munaweera: What Lies Between Us

Nayomi Munaweera is a brilliant author whose writing draws from her life experiences in Sri Lanka, Nigeria and California. The first time I met her, we talked about her debut novel, Island of a… Continue reading

David Perry: Policy Brutality, Disability, and the Media

One of the topics I’ve been exploring on this show is the relationship between police and people of color with disabilities – and the dearth of coverage in the media. For this episode, I… Continue reading

Virginia Espino: No Más Bebés

For International Women’s Day this year, I am showcasing an interview with Virginia Espino: she’s UCLA scholar and Program Coordinator of Latino & Latina Studies and producer of the film, No Más Bebés.… Continue reading

Anirvan Chatterjee & Barnali Ghosh: Intersecting Black History and South Asian American History

We’re closing out Black History Month and I wanted to feature another set of superstar Bay Area activists who have invested in recognizing our community’s history as a result of the Civil Rights… Continue reading

Leroy Moore: Black Kripple Delivers Poetry & Lyrics

Leroy Moore is a superstar disability justice activist and hip hop artist from the SF Bay Area and also, was a guest on the inaugural episode of Intersections Radio! Since then, he’s published… Continue reading

Tanwi Nandini Islam: Bright Lines

Something I love about interviewing authors is learning actual histories of different lands through the power of fiction. I had this opportunity again with author Tanwi Nandini Islam’s debut novel, Bright Lines. Tanwi… Continue reading

Deepa Iyer: We Too Sing America

Well it has been an awful year with regard to mass shootings around the US – and we’re not even finished yet. So it is timely that Deepa Iyer’s book, We Too Sing America, was… Continue reading

#WPSDhungerstrike: Fight for Deaf Children’s Education

People all over the United States are hunger striking for Deaf children’s education at Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf. This program has come under scrutiny due to its low Deaf representation in… Continue reading