Here’s a list of US-based media resources that focus on writers of South Asian origin. Over time, other regions will be added.
Please note that Desi Books is not affiliated with any of these organizations or individuals. There are no reciprocity arrangements of any kind. This list is in service of writers looking to find their readers.
Media Folks: Please contact if you’d like to be added or removed from the list.
Indiaspora (they do events and run excerpts, blog posts, etc.)
Brown Girl Magazine
Kajal Magazine (there’s also a podcast; see below)
South Asian Trailblazers
The Teal Mango
The Chakkar (there’s also a podcast; see below)
South Asian Kid Lit
News India Family (they don’t have a specific contact person listed for books but they do interview/review)
The Grand Tamasha
The Cardamom Pod (podcast from Kajal Magazine)
The Indian Edit Podcast
South Asian Stories
What’s the Chakkar? (podcast from The Chakkar)
South Asian Films and Books (host: Alka Kurian)
The Radical Books Collective
Brown Girl Bookshelf
South Asian Book Club
South Asian Reads
South Asian Storytellers
South Asian Sisters Speak
Literary Festivals and Events:
DC South Asian Arts Council Literary Festival
Tasveer South Asian LitFest
Jaipur Literary Festival Colorado
Jaipur Literary Festival Houston
Jaipur Literary Festival New York
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