Aparna Gopalan

Aparna Gopalan is a writer, community organiser and anthropology grad student. She divides her time between Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Ajmer, Rajasthan.

Love, with an albatross attached: Part II

A personal essay about coming of age in the world of hypercompetitive education in 1990s India.

May 18, 2018

Love, with an albatross attached: Part I

A personal essay about coming of age in the world of hypercompetitive education in 1990s India.

May 11, 2018

Latest Articles

Reading Kashmir

One year after the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, a selection of articles on the region.

The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.

Myanmar’s menacing frontier

The dangers of reporting on Myanmar’s border-security forces and their business interests.