Riddhi Dastidar

 Riddhi Dastidar is a queer neurodivergent writer and journalist in New Delhi. She is a Gender Studies scholar at Ambedkar University Delhi where she studies 'madness'. Her poetry has been shortlisted for the TFA Award in 2019 and 2020. She used to be a molecular biologist once but changed her mind.

Tesu

Shortlisted in the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.

Feb 14, 2020

Latest Articles

Politics and the Hindi press

The rise of Hindi print in India since the early 1970s.

Glacial pace

Inside the repatriation process for trafficking survivors between India and Bangladesh.

Queer notes on Begum Akhtar

Caste, sexuality and tawaif subcultures in postcolonial India.