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Indira Ganesan

As Sweet As Honey ( Alfred A. Knopf, 2013)

As Sweet As Honey,  Alfred A. Knopf, 2013

Inheritance NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998

The Journey NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990

The Journey
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990

Born 1960 in Srirangam, India. Grew up in St. Louis, MO and Rockland County, NY. Attended Stella Maris College; Graduate of Vassar College and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Helped by fellowships from The North County Paden Institute for Writers of Color; The Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute at Radcliffe College; The W.K. Rose Foundation at Vassar College; and The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.

Three novels from Alfred A. Knopf: The Journey (1990); Inheritance (1998); and As Sweet As Honey (2013). English-language editions from HarperCollinsIndia, Secker & Warburg UK, & Vintage UK. Translations in French; German; Greek; and Japanese. Selected as one of 52 Finalists in Granta’s 1995 Best Young American Novelists under Forty campaign for The Journey. Inheritance was a Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers Book. Essays and short fiction in Antaeus, Black Renaissance, Bombay Gin, Half and Half: Writers on Biracialism & Biculturalism, Glamour, Mississippi Review, and Newsday-Long Island.



As Sweet As Honey and Inheritance just released in trade paperbacks from Vintage Books and as e-books from Random House

Vintage Cover for As Sweet As Honey

Vintage Cover for As Sweet As Honey


Vintage cover for Inheritance

Vintage cover for Inheritance










Taught fiction writing and essay writing at Vassar College; University of Missoui-Columbia; University of    California-San Diego; University of California-Santa Cruz; Long Island University- Southampton; Lesley University; New College of California; the University of Colorado-Boulder; Naropa University; and at Emerson College.

Believes one can never read too much.

Pryde Brown Photographs

Pryde Brown Photographs

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