The Writing Desk began in 2020 in pursuit of an archive that offers a glimpse into the lives of some of South Asia’s leading writers. It features in-depth interviews that delve into the unique decisions — creative, political, economic — that shape a writer’s practice. The column is published three times a year by Spacebar Magazine.
Nikita Biswal is a writer from Delhi. She is currently a candidate in fiction in the creative writing program at New York University.