Selected Work


No. 16 Model House Road,” New England Review

Malliga Homes,” Granta

His Holiness,” American Literary Review

Nothing Like Ice Cream,” Glimmer Train

Different,” The Masters Review

Amma,” Granta

Recent Reporting

For Some Baby Boomers, Retirement is a Dirty Word,” The Washington Post

Who Should Translate Amanda Gorman’s Work?” The Washington Post

How the Digital Divide is Failing Texas Students,” Texas Monthly

San Antonio Bus Drivers Have Become Relief Workers, ” Texas Monthly

24 Hours in the Life of American Workers,” The Washington Post

How Indie Booksellers Managed to Take a Slice of Amazon’s Business,” The Washington Post

The Coronavirus is Forcing Some Expat Retirees to Move Back,” The Washington Post

The Pandemic May Drive Some Parents to Homeschool This Fall, If They Can Afford It,” The Washington Post

When Parents Have to be Social Workers and Therapists Too,” The Washington Post

Bread Loaf Ends ‘Wait Scholar’ Program,” The New York Times

Which DIY Mask Pattern Should You Use? Even the Experts Can’t Decide,” The Washington Post

Report Card

Special series utilizing illustration and audio to highlight the unseen hurdles that students in San Francisco’s Mission District are facing due to the pandemic. All audio interviews were done remotely due to COVID-19

No Time to Complain: Solace Through Art,” Mission Local

In Isolation, Abby Dreams of Space,” Mission Local

Life is Unfair, But a Pandemic Rigs it Doubly Against Low-Income Students,” Mission Local


Coal Tours in India,” PRI’s The World

Player Pianos Come to Life at Stanford,” KQED’s The California Report

Walking Through Berkeley’s South Asian History,” KQED’s The California Report

American Football in Cricket Mad India,” PRI’s The World

Print Reporting

Pandemic Forces Family Members Into New Roles: Caregivers for Elderly Loved Ones,” The Washington Post

Parents, You Are the Filter Through Which Your Children See this Crisis,” The Washington Post

How to Differentiate Between Allergies and Coronavirus,” The Washington Post

Genetics Researchers Work to Overcome Suspicion Among Indigenous Groups,” The Washington Post

Do Pregnancy and Childbirth Accelerate Aging in Women, Maybe,” The Washington Post

A Debatable Fix for Young Eyes,” The New York Times

A Science Star Already, Tinkering With the Idea of Growing Up,” The New York Times

Denmark Leads the Way in Digital Care,” The New York Times

Amish Farming Draws Rare Government Scrutiny,” The New York Times

A Race to Reap Energy From the Ocean Breezes,” The New York Times

Dinosaur-Hunting Hobbyist Makes Fresh Tracks for Paleontology,” The New York Times

For Pennies, a Disposable Toilet that Could Help Grow Crops,” The New York Times

Sharing the Pain,” The Washington Post

Citizen Scientists Help Search for the Tomb of Genghis Khan,” The Washington Post

Doctors and Medical Students Embrace Smartphones,” The Washington Post

Alternatives Enter the Mainstream,” The Washington Post

When Wearable Tech Saves Your Life, You Won’t Take it Off,” Fast Company

The Pivot: From ‘Ghee’ to IT,” Fast Company

The Pivot: The Midnight Ephiphany that Changed From an Overhyped Failure to a $100 Million Dollar Acquisition,” Fast Company

Robots, Electronic Records and Hand-held Devices Streamline Care but Hinder Bedside Manner, Some Say,” The Baltimore Sun

Weighty Side Effects,” The Baltimore Sun

A Change of Heart,” The Baltimore Sun

For Girls, a Scientific Opportunity,” The Baltimore Sun

This Lets Us Escape,” The Baltimore Sun