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Jenny Bhatt

Portrait of translator Jenny Bhatt

Jenny Bhatt

Jenny Bhatt is a writer, literary translator, book critic, and the founder of Desi Books, a global multimedia forum for South Asian literature....

She teaches creative writing at Writing Workshops Dallas and resides in the Dallas, Texas area. Her debut story collection, Each of Us Killers: Stories, won a 2020 Foreword INDIES award. Her literary translation, Ratno Dholi: Dhumketu’s Best Short Stories, was shortlisted for the 2021 PFC-VoW Book Awards. One of her short stories was included in The Best American Mystery and Suspense 2021. Her nonfiction has been published in various venues including NPR, The Washington Post, BBC Culture, The Atlantic, Dallas Morning News, and more. Find her at Sign up for her newsletter, We Are All Translators.

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Articles by Jenny Bhatt

A boat on the coast of Gujarat at sunset
Photo by Pandav Tank on Unsplash
Portrait of Dr. Sachin Ketkar
Portrait of Dr. Tridip Suhrud
Jenny Bhatt (left) and Rita Kothari (right)
Photo of a school framed by two trees
Snehrashmi, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons