Namrata Verghese

Namrata Verghese is an undergraduate and Robert W. Woodruff Scholar at Emory University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Nimrod International Journal, PRISM international, storySouth, and elsewhere. Her first collection of short stories, Hyphenated, is forthcoming from Speaking Tiger Books in 2019.

  • A half-ripe mango, tipped in pink on top gradating toward green at the bottom
    Namrata Verghese
    Photo: Bishnu Sarangi A girl is forced to reexamine the myths surrounding her aunt when her aunt moves in with the family in Texas after leaving her husband in India. Is she more goddess, more...
  • A purple flower against a black background, sitting on reflective surface so it appears there are two flowers
    Namrata Verghese
    Photo: Foto-Rabe/Pixabay   Guide to Bharatanatyam  Your smile, shredded into silver shards across panes of mirrors lining studio walls. Tuck your sari, tight. Open your eyes, wide.  You...

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