Biography

Indira Ganesan has written three critically acclaimed novels published by Alfred A. Knopf: The Journey , Inheritance, and As Sweet As Honey. Paperbacks and translations have appeared from other houses, including Vintage Books and Beacon Press.  Her fellowships include The Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College,  the W.K.Rose Fellowship, The Fine Arts Work Center, and the Paden Institute for Writers of Color. A regional finalist for Granta’s first Best America and Novels Under Forty campaign, her work has been selected as a Barnes and Noble Notable Book, and been on noted fiction lists. In addition to writing fiction, she reviews books for The Key Reporter, teaches at Emerson College part-time, and is a program host on WOMR-FM Community Radio in Provincetown.


An excerpt from a panel on writing at the Martha Vineyard’s Book Festival