Torsa Ghosal is the author of a novel, Open Couplets (Yoda Press, 2017), and associate editor of the South Asian literary magazine Papercuts. A writer and professor of literature based in California, Ghosal grew up in Kolkata. Her writings have appeared in Catapult, Michigan Quarterly Review Online, The Hindu BLink, Muse India and Himal.
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How agriculture, capital and corporate investment have reshaped Indian Punjab, and brought about its current precarity
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