Sarah Thankam Mathews is a writer who grew up between Oman and India. Her novel All This Could Be Different is forthcoming in summer 2022 from Viking. She founded the mutual aid network Bed-Stuy Strong in Brooklyn, NY.
The writer reveals how her debut novel uses the unreal and ineffable to answer questions about identity, ambition, and our place in history.
April 06, 2021
Working in over 40 languages, Asian Americans ask community elders to reconsider their commitments to Black people.
July 23, 2020
On the long history of the lentil in South Asian motherlands and its resonance during the pandemic.
June 05, 2020
In a time where beauty and marginalization are both strange forms of currency, some react to the Jameela Jamils of the world as hoarders of wealth.
March 20, 2020
Nobody *deserves* to be president. But Warren deserved better than she got.
March 05, 2020
Should diasporic influencers pause self-exoticizing on Instagram and sound the alarm against fascism?
January 16, 2020
Lessons from a historic and flailing candidacy.
October 21, 2019
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