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Rishi Reddi

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20070817

Born in Hyderabad, India and raised in Great Britain and the U.S., Rishi Reddi discusses her 2007 short story collection Karma and Other Stories.  The book captures multigenerational and interconnected lives of an Indian American community and the challenges of assimilating into western culture.  Reddi, an environmental attorney for the state of Massachusetts, has published her work in various literary magazines and has been included in the Best American Short Stories series.

| Subject Matter: Indian-American, Multigenerational, Western Culture | Interview Year: 2007 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Best American Short Stories |

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