Meher Manda


Meher Manda is a poet, short story writer, journalist, editor, and educator originally from Mumbai, India, currently based in New York City and Providence, Rhode Island. After an undergraduate degree in advertising and journalism from the University of Mumbai, she earned her MFA in Fiction at the College of New Rochelle where she was the founding editor-in-chief of the literary journal The Canopy Review. She is the writer behind the political web-comic Jamun Ka Ped, which she co-creates with Mayukh Goswami and a collective member at the worker-owned, indie publisher Radix Media. She is currently at work on a political graphic novel about India and a short story collection. She is the co-parent of two Tuxedo cat named Azad and Noorie.