Building Visibility, Shaping Narratives

Building Visibility, Shaping Narratives

By Deepanjali Kakati January 2024

In collaboration with the U.S. Consulate General Mumbai, The Queer Muslim Project’s creative writing program helped young writers hone their skills in an inclusive environment.

Using Words to Explore Worlds 

Using Words to Explore Worlds 

By Jamie Barber  January 2024

Jamie Barber explored intersections between science and creative writing during her Fulbright-Nehru fellowship in India.

Fostering New Ideas

Fostering New Ideas

By P. Mary Vidya Porselvi January 2024

A Fulbright-Nehru fellow talks about how the exchange program inspired new literary works and initiatives.

Cross-Cultural Conversations  

Cross-Cultural Conversations  

By Anesce Dremen  September 2023

An American Fulbright-Nehru English teaching assistant shares her experience of exploring India through language and culture. 

Storytelling in a Changing Climate 

Storytelling in a Changing Climate 

By Monisa Nadeem July 2023

Author Martin Puchner talks about the impact of narratives and literature on human behavior toward climate change.

Studying Sanskrit

Studying Sanskrit

By Trevor Laurence Jockims January 2019

Several U.S. universities offer courses in the study of Sanskrit, even to students with no prior knowledge of any language other than English.

Questioning Power

Questioning Power

By Carrie Loewenthal Massey November 2018

Author and professor Jigna Desai works to transform people’s thinking about power dynamics in the South Asian diaspora.

Creative Communication

Creative Communication

By Jason Chiang January 2019

The International Writing Program Fall Residency at The University of Iowa brings together writers from India and other countries for creative work and collaborations.

World of Words

World of Words

By Hillary Hoppock September 2019

The American Writers Museum celebrates writers and inspires people to engage in reading and writing through innovative and interactive exhibits.

Transforming Contemporary Literature

Transforming Contemporary Literature

By Noelani Kirschner March 2022

Meet six Black women who have written, edited or produced some of America's best literary work of the past 40 years.

Food for Thought: What’s on Your Plate Matters to the Planet

Food for Thought: What’s on…

May 2021

Jonathan Safran Foer and Jeffrey Gettleman discuss how daily actions can make an impact in the efforts to combat climate change.

The Literary Connect

The Literary Connect

By Deepanjali Kakati May 2020

Fulbright-Nehru fellow Alan Johnson talks about his connection to India, his fascination with the country’s literature and the importance of exchanges like the Fulbright program.

The Poet and the Pulitzer

The Poet and the Pulitzer

By Michael Gallant September 2022

Award-winning writer Vijay Seshadri discusses the writing process, and the mysteries inherent in crafting world-renowned poetry.