Category Archive: Radio

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

Peter Liang and Asian America

In December of last year, NYPD Officer Peter Liang fatally shot unarmed Akai Gurley in a dark stairwell. Recently, he was indicted by a grand jury and found guilty of second-degree manslaughter. In fact,… 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