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Mira Desai

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Contributor

Mira Desai

Mira Desai is a translator from Gujarati, currently working on her eighth book. Her translations have been published in Indian Literature, Words without Borders, 91st Meridian, The Massachusetts Review, etc. She previously spent a lifetime in pharmaceuticals. She now volunteers with underprivileged children, paints, and travels.

Articles by Mira Desai

A red car with an open hood in a car garage
Martin Vorel, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Garage and Rahemat Khan
By Hasmukh Shah
A car garage becomes a place of wonder in this excerpt from Hasmukh Shah's memoir From the Margins of History, translated from the Gujarati by Mira Desai.
Translated from Gujarati by Mira Desai
A String of Words
By Pravinsinh Chavda
A trembling fear, and a midnight phone call.
Translated from Gujarati by Mira Desai
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