migration. cities. justice.
I am a freelance writer and multimedia journalist primarily covering migration, urban policy, and criminal justice.
My work has appeared in The Nation, The Atlantic, The Baffler, Lux Magazine, The New Republic, Harper's Bazaar, the BBC, Bloomberg CityLab, The Fuller Project, The Guardian, Teen Vogue, NBC News, NPR, Roll Call, and other publications.
My writing spans genres, ranging from magazine features and essays to political analyses and investigations. I have also written and reported podcast segments, radio series, and investigative audio features.
I was a 2022 Ira A. Lipman fellow at Columbia University and a 2022-2023 Ida B. Wells fellow at Type Investigations. In 2023, I received the Pulitzer Center's Global Reporting Grant. I was also a writer in residence at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs this April. I am represented by Julia Kardon at HG Literary.
I am originally from India and have reported in the U.K., France, Germany, Qatar, apart from the United States. I live in Queens, New York.