What does it look like when 27 south Asian immigrant women writers turn their gaze inward, reach deep inside themselves for their hidden truths, and produce the stories of their lives and those of their families? It looks a lot like what you might expect, and some you might not. Mixed in with unconditional love, gentleness and unbreakable familial bonds, there’s pain, loss, abuse, anger and rebellion, laughter, triumph and forgiveness. There are Vitamixes and matrimonial fairs, Twilightfandom and, of course, the ubiquitous desi aunties.
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