How a Reader Made Me Think About Why I Write

I refine my authentic voice alone and share it with others.

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I chatted this morning with a friend and fellow writer of color. We updated each other about our lives during pandemic. We shared our surprise at how well our families are doing and the opportunities coming our way, even now. We spoke of our sense of life before. Life before the pandemic…




I share and explore my identity as an Indian-American woman through family stories, spices and more, combing the “foreign” with the familiar, in pursuit of inspired delight.

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Punita shares her musings about midlife, her immigrant family, and life at the intersection of disability and diversity. She loves history, words, and culture.

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