Author Archives: indiraganesan

About indiraganesan

Writer. As Sweet As Honey:A Novel (NY: Alfred A. Knopf), February, 2013 Inheritance: A Novel (NY: Knopf), 1998 The Journey: A Novel (NY:Knopf), 1990 All available from Vintage & Beacon Press

The Light

First sweet pea, supported by Joe Pye Weed.
July 2020, Indira Ganesan

I confess, these are my kind of summer days: breezy, cloudy, cool instead of blazing sun and heat. Not good for dahlias, maybe, or cosmos, those delights of the garden. Still, days like this leave me energized, though I ventured out only check the mail( an appeal from the Nature Conservancy) and the garden, to water and weed.

I have not written much here, though I started forty-nine drafts. Racism is on my mind, and the incredulous acts of injustice that continue to occur every day with bewildering rapidity. Children are getting shot, criminals are getting pardoned, women are getting beat up. The videos record evidence, even as lies spew out. I start a sentence but it drifts off. I go back to read the papers.

But I can always write about the weather: it is such a mood indicator, a metaphor, a way in. Today seems like a storm is brewing somewhere close, but I think rain won’t come, only this wind, this portent.

And this sweet pea. Startling pink, and a surprise.

Reading Sunday June 28 11:30

LIVE EARLY STAGES: INDIRA

GANESAN AND JANET

LESNIAK IN CONVERSATION

(no performances)
Live Early Stages: Indira Ganesan and Janet Lesniak in Conversation
EVENT LOCATION: In your home via Zoom…FREE!

Live Early Stages: Indira Ganesan and Janet Lesniak in Conversation
Sunday, June 28 // 11:30am EST
Registration required

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“Ms. Ganesan writes nimble prose that promises good things to come.”
– The New Yorker

The Tiny Tent’s Live Early Stages conversations continue with a reading and discussion featuring critically acclaimed local author Indira Ganesan. Indira is the author of three novels: The JourneyInheritance, and As Sweet As Honey. A moderated discussion will follow with Janet Lesniak, Executive Director of the vibrant community and cultural center, Wellfleet Preservation Hall.

 

Reading Sunday June 28 11:30 ET

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LIVE EARLY STAGES: INDIRA GANESAN AND JANET

LESNIAK IN CONSERVATION

Live Early Stages: Indira Ganesan and Janet Lesniak in Conservation

EVENT LOCATION: In your home via Zoom…FREE!

Live Early Stages: Indira Ganesan and Janet Lesniak in Conservation
Sunday, June 28 // 11:30am EST
Registration required

REGISTER HERE

The Tiny Tent’s Live Early Stages conversations continue with a reading and discussion featuring critically acclaimed local author Indira Ganesan. Indira is the author of three novels: The JourneyInheritance, and As Sweet As Honey. A moderated discussion will follow with Janet Lesniak, Executive Director of the vibrant community and cultural center, Wellfleet Preservation Hall.

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