Shrai Popat is a writer and producer from London. He writes about the arts, culture and social justice issues. He is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and works as a video journalist at BBC.
The debut collection — winner of the First Book Prize — is a meditation of the natural world, full of “Krishna-skin skies” and “snow that melts to milk.”
September 24, 2021
Despite Raksha Bandhan’s patriarchal origins, for some, the holiday is less about religion and more about bringing together siblings.
August 03, 2020
Liyna Anwar’s campaign to find a match as she battled leukemia revealed donor shortages, cultural barriers, and chronic misinformation.
May 04, 2020
My Indian family fled from Uganda to the U.K. — that still doesn’t give them or other South Asian Brits the right to be racist.
February 26, 2020
The writer, from Pakistan’s dynastic family, grew up in exile around the world. In her new book, she talks about phenomena from Bollywood to Dizi, and the gaps that Western culture can’t fix.
October 09, 2019
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