1. FORTHCOMING : “A Summer in Chattarpur Farms”, The Indian Express

  2. "It Rains All Night Long in Teteliguri", Mint, 

  3. “My Life in Airplane Mode”, The Indian Express, February 26, 2018

  4. “Romancing the Rains”, The Hindu Business Line, June 2014.

  5. “The Bride”, Motherland Magazine, February 2014, New Delhi, India.

  6. “A window to Aparoopa: How two women struggle to break open their cages, in the debut film of Jahnu Barua—an Assamese cinema classic.” Live Mint. December 27, 2014.

  7. “Guwahati’s Cosmetic Development”, The New York Times, November 2013, New York, USA. Print.

  8. “The Unsafe Augusts of Assam”, Open Magazine, New Delhi, India, August 2013. Print.

  9. “The Thing”, Motherland Magazine, New Delhi, India, April 2012

  10. “People like me generally get called supporters of terrorism”, Tehelka Magazine, New Delhi, February 3, 2007.


  1. “Ironically, the very act of censorship nudges people to pay attention to the proscribed work.” Editorial page op-ed, The Hindu, August 4th 2016.

  2. “Faking Diversity in Art and Literature Produces Caricatures, not Characters”, Quartz, August 2015. Reprinted as “Writers Need to Do More Than Add Shades of Brown In American literature, characters of color should also have multidimensional identities”, in The Atlantic.

  3. “How to Talk about Indian Racism”, Sunday Magazine, The Hindu, February 23, 2014. Print.

  4. “India’s Shame, Assam’s Disappeared”, Editorial page op-ed, The Hindu, Delhi, India, June 27, 2013.

  5. “Rapes Show the Extent of Prejudice Against India’s Northeast”, The Guardian, London, UK, 2009.

  6. “India Needs Talks for Assam’s Peace”, The Guardian, London UK, 2009


  1. “One Hundred Years of Solitude is 50, but Love in the Time of Cholera is Marquez’s Greatest’,, December 2015.

  2. “Chimamanda Adichie’s American Dream: an essay on Americanah”, Warscapes, 2013.

  3. “Know Thy Neighbor: On the Bangladeshi literary giant Humayun Ahmed”, The Caravan – A Journal of Politics and Culture, March 2013, Delhi.

  4. “An Abduction that Changed Assamese Literature”, Open Magazine, Delhi, February 2013.

  5. “The Fiction of Assamese Augusts”, Seminar Magazine, Delhi, India December 2012.

  6. “The Peripheral Imagination: Writing the ‘Invisible India”, CNN-News18, Delhi, India, June 2012.

  7. “The Moydanav of poetry could turn the familiar into unfamiliar: Hiren Bhattacharya’s Poetry”, The Sunday Guardian, Delhi, India, July 2012.

  8. “Chimamanda Adichie’s Fiction and India’s Northeast”, Seven Sisters’ Post, 2012.

  9. “Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Stories: the Fiction of Bengali Writer Ashapurna Debi”, Seven Sisters’ Post, 2012.

  10. “No Separatist Treatise: Parag Kumar Das’s Novel Sanglot Fenla”, Seven Sisters’ Post, 2012.

  11. “Indira Goswami: A Beloved Daughter of Assam, writer, and peacemaker”, The Hindu, Delhi, India 2011.