Ananya Vajpeyi

Ananya Vajpeyi teaches South Asian History at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. Her writing has been published in newspapers and magazines in South Asia, Europe and the UK.

Recent Posts by Ananya

City of Life, City of Death

Sipping the sweet stuff amid the death dance in Benares.

The Moon is Elsewhere

The presence—or absence—of the gods can make a Hindu out of even the most secular.


When Hunger Can’t Be Fed

Remembering to eat, and live, when the stuff of life becomes unpalatable.