On Being a South Asian American

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Tanuja Desai Hidier’s 2002 Born Confused was the first-ever South Asian American coming-of-age novel. At The Toast, she talks with Safy Hallan Farah about her debut book, its new sequel Bombay Blues, and future projects.


Guia Cortassa was born, lives, and works in Milan, Italy. After working as a Contemporary Art curator, she went back to writing. She is a contributing editor for Ondarock and her writing has appeared on Rivista Studio, Flair and the Quietus. She compulsively tweets @gcmorvern. More from this author →