November 21, 2012

On Writing, Civil War, & Feminism: An Interview with Nayomi Munaweera

NAYOMI MUNAWEERA IS A Sri Lankan-American author and artist. Her first book, Island of a Thousand Mirrors, was published in September 2012, and I interviewed her about her work–as a writer, a feminist, and a member of the South Asian diaspora.

 

DB: Hi Nayomi, welcome to Ultra Violet! Could you tell us about yourself […]

September 17, 2009

If You’re in Delhi…

…YOU MAY WANT TO take a look at this invite:

Anyone want to get me that yummy t-shirt in red?

October 28, 2008

Self-expression and social networking websites

HOW DO I WRITE an article that does not sound like a celebrity too much crying paparazzi, an article where I want to discuss issues that are political but have arisen out of experiences in my personal life? How do I write an article about the dangers that women writing on gender and caste have […]

September 06, 2007

Laugh A Big Laugh For Me

Smile. Ah! A little more and then, yes, a somewhat twisted smile and then…just a small laugh…a sound, almost the tinkle of a bell heard far away. Yes, that’s the way most women laugh (or pretend to) in the company of men making lewd jokes or ridiculing someone. This is particularly true of women […]

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