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.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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