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Sarah Thankam Mathews

Sarah Thankam Mathews is a writer who grew up between Oman and India. Her novel All This Could Be Different is forthcoming in summer 2022 from Viking. She founded the mutual aid network Bed-Stuy Strong in Brooklyn, NY.

How Sanjena Sathian of “Gold Diggers” Creates Magic

The writer reveals how her debut novel uses the unreal and ineffable to answer questions about identity, ambition, and our place in history.

Sarah Thankam Mathews

April 06, 2021

Asian America Writes “Letters for Black Lives”

Working in over 40 languages, Asian Americans ask community elders to reconsider their commitments to Black people.

Sarah Thankam Mathews

July 23, 2020

Giving Dal Its Due

On the long history of the lentil in South Asian motherlands and its resonance during the pandemic.

Sarah Thankam Mathews

June 05, 2020

The Uncancellable Jameela Jamil

In a time where beauty and marginalization are both strange forms of currency, some react to the Jameela Jamils of the world as hoarders of wealth.

Sarah Thankam Mathews

March 20, 2020

Elizabeth Warren Holds a Mirror to Our Failing

Nobody *deserves* to be president. But Warren deserved better than she got.

Sarah Thankam Mathews

March 05, 2020

CAA and The Instagram Baddie

Should diasporic influencers pause self-exoticizing on Instagram and sound the alarm against fascism?

Sarah Thankam Mathews

January 16, 2020

Kamala Harris's Truth

Lessons from a historic and flailing candidacy.

Sarah Thankam Mathews

October 21, 2019


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