#FiveDesiFaves: Sabba Khan’s favorite graphic fiction and nonfiction

Hello and welcome to Episode 34 of Desi Books—news and views about desi literature from the world over. I’m your host, Jenny Bhatt. Today, in the #FiveDesiFaves segment, we have Sabba Khan who has a new debut graphic novel out in the UK titled The Roles We Play. She’s sharing her five favorite desi graphic works.

DesiCraftChat: Bishakh Som on the art and craft of the graphic memoir

Hello and welcome to Episode 5 of DesiBooks — news and views about Desi literature from the world over. I’m your host, Jenny Bhatt. Thank you for tuning in. In today’s episode, in addition to the usual roundup of new notable desi books, short stories, poems, essays, interviews, awards, and more, we have the graphic storyteller, Bishakh Som, joining us for a new monthly segment called #DesiCraftChat. This segment will feature storytellers talking about their craft, how they approach it, their process, their works, and more. So Bishakh will be sharing details about her latest collection, Apsara Engine, and how she approaches the graphic storytelling form. So settle in for a listen. The full transcript with all the links will be up within 24 hours as well.