Author Jenny Bhatt shares how she went from a myriad of careers to writing her debut book, “Each Of Us Killers”: a collection of short stories exploring the space between our work and our emotional lives, particularly through her unique experience as a South Asian-American woman. (Intro: Running Out of Margin)
JENNY BHATT is a writer, literary translator, and literary critic. She is the host of the Desi Books podcast. She’s also a fiction-writing instructor at Writing Workshops Dallas. Her short story collection, Each of Us Killers, will be out on Sep 8, 2020, with 7.13 Books. And her literary translation of Gujarati short story writer Dhumketu’s best short fiction will be out in Dec 2020. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in various venues in the US, UK, and India, including The Atlantic, NPR, BBC, Washington Post, Literary Hub, Longreads, Poets & Writers, The Millions, Electric Literature, The Rumpus, Kenyon Review, PopMatters, Scroll.in, and more. Her fiction has been nominated for Pushcart Prizes and the 2017 Best American Short Stories. She was a finalist for the 2017 Best of the Net Anthology. Having lived and worked her way around India, England, Germany, Scotland, and various parts of the US, she now lives in a suburb of Dallas, Texas. Find her at https://jennybhattwriter.com.