top of page
COMMUNITY

On Class & Character in Megha Majumdar's Debut Novel

Bodily vulnerability is so crucial to confront with people who are shamed, opressed, and made to feel so aware of themselves—even with where they can stand in a street, or whether they can love.

RECOMMENDED: A Burning by Megha Majumdar

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
AUTHOR
Heading 5 Heading 5 Heading 5 Heading 5 
AUTHOR
Heading 5

Watch the interview on YouTube or IGTV.

SHARE ARTICLE:
Interview
West Bengal Politics
English as Class Signifier
Hindutva
National Book Award Longlist
Debut Novel
Humor
Centering the Silly
The Baby-Sitters Club
Debut Authors
Working-Class Stories
Body Politics
Queerness
Trans Politics

MEGHA MAJUMDAR is the author of the New York Times bestseller and Editors’ Choice A Burning, recently longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction, as well as The JCB Prize for Literature. She was born and raised in Kolkata, India. She moved to the United States to attend college at Harvard University, followed by graduate school in social anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. She works as an editor at Catapult, and lives in New York City. A Burning is her first book.

Interview
West Bengal Politics
29 Sept 2020

MEGHA MAJUMDAR

Megha Majumdar in conversation with Fiction Editor Kartika Budhwar.

VOL. 1
29 Sept 2020
On the Relationship between Form & Resistance
Apr 17, 2024
IMAN IFTIKHAR · SHARMIN HOSSAIN · KALPANA RAINA · MAIRA KHWAJA · SUNEIL SANZGIRI
What Does "Solidarity" Mean?
Apr 8, 2024
KAMIL AHSAN · AZAD ESSA · HEBA GOWAYED · TEHILA SASSON · SUCHITRA VIJAYAN
Vol. 2 Launch Event: "Apertures" Album Release with the Vagabonds Trio
May 19, 2023
RAJNA SWAMINATHAN · UTSAV LAL · GANAVYA DORAISWAMY
FLUX · Jaya Rajamani & Bhavik Lathia on the US Left & Media
Dec 5, 2020
JAYA RAJAMANI · BHAVIK LATHIA
FLUX · Kshama Sawant & Nikil Saval on US Left Electoralism & COVID-19
Dec 5, 2020
NIKIL SAVAL · KSHAMA SAWANT

MORE LIKE THIS

bottom of page