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Indira Ganesan has three novels from Alfred A. Knopf:As Sweet As Honey (2013);    Inheritance (1998); and  The Journey (1990).


English-language editions are available from HarperCollinsIndia, Secker & Warburg UK, & Vintage UK. Translations appear 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.  The Journey is also available as an e-book from Random House, and in trade paper from Beacon Press.

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 currently at Emerson College.

Born in  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.

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

Follow on Twitter @GanesanI


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