Journalist. Content Creator. Editor.

India-based. Former agency copywriter and digital media strategist. Bylines in Explore Parts Unknown, HuffPost, The Independent, South China Morning Post, The Sydney Morning Herald and more.

RECENT WORK

Prestige Singapore

Mumbai Calling

India’s “Maximum City” is a cultural hub that delivers diversity and sophistication in unmatched measure.

South China Morning Post

Why Modi’s ‘watchman’ campaign is ringing alarm bells

Does the BJPs re-election campaign risk encouraging Indians to take the law into their own hands?

Far and Wide

Asia’s Most Spectacular, Luxurious Train Journeys

When it comes to train travel, it is safe to say, Asia stands out.

Stranger’s Guide

All That Glitters: The Secret Life of Indian Jewelry

A dark look at what happens behind the scenes in a jeweler’s workshop in Chandni Chowk.


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Humour

How Not to Respond When a Friend Comes Out with Their PTSD,” Headstuff.org, June 2018

"An Open Letter To Hiring Managers," HeadStuff.org, March 2018


Fiction

"Sugar City," Semper Floreat, October 2017 (shortlisted for the Queensland Young Writers Award)

"Brain Glue," Roar Reading Series, October 2017 (micro-fiction)

"Small," Terribly Tiny Tales, March 2018 (micro-fiction)

 

Travel

Mumbai Calling,Prestige Singapore, April 2019

Brisbane: A Love Story,Jetstar, March 2019

All That Glitters,Stranger’s Guide, March 2019

Asia’s Most Spectacular, Luxurious Train Journeys,” Far and Wide, February 2019

Chikmagalur: Coffee Country and Beyond,Open Skies, January 2019

Exploring Kohima, the Capital of Nagaland,Inside Himalayas, December 2018

How Mumbai’s Dabbawalas Deliver 200,000 Homemade Meals a Day,” Atlas Obscura, December 2018

The Indian Kebab Fit for Royalty,” Curiosity Magazine, October 2018

"Learning Grace in Defeat, With Mahjong and Beer," Roads and Kingdoms, April 2018

"You Can't Come to Bhutan and Not Try the Peach Wine, Apparently,Roads and Kingdoms, March 2018 (republished on Explore Parts Unknown, June 2018)

Places to Visit in Finland on a 7 Day Itinerary,” Overseas Attractions, April 2014

"Have you seen the cow bras?" Helsinki Times, September 2013 



Miscellaneous

"How to Choose the Perfect Writing Retreat, According to Retreat Organizers," Iñlét Magazine, January 2018

"7 Books On Writing That Every Aspiring Writer Should Read," Iñlét Magazine, December 2017 

"Everything You Need To Know To Have a Successful DIY Writer's Retreat," Authors Publish, December 2017

"Is your sunscreen destroying coral reef environments?" Semper Floreat, August 2017

"Australia, We Need To Talk About Wine," Semper Floreat (print), August 2017


About

I am a journalist, content writer, and editor based in Mumbai, India.

I write about travel, culture, social justice, and my experience of being raised as a third-culture kid. My essays and journalism have appeared in Bon Appétit, CNN's Parts Unknown, HuffPost, The Independent, South China Morning Post, The Sydney Morning Herald, and many more.

Prior to freelancing full-time, I trained as a copywriter at R K SWAMY BBDO, a renowned Indian agency, and a part of the global BBDO network. While there, I worked on a few big-name brands, including Pampers and Isuzu Motors India.

As an editor, I have edited academic papers, doctoral theses, and book-length fiction and memoir manuscripts. Having lived and worked in both Canada and Australia, I'm comfortable working with American English, as well as British and Commonwealth English.

I am always open to discussing future collaborations and opportunities with publications, companies, and brands – get in touch with me here.

 
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