Suhasini Yeeda is a first generation Indian-American from Dallas. Earning her MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College in 2015, she has since published work with the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Indian Review, and Madcap Review. She is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee (XLI and XLV) for her short stories "Dream State" and "Avocado Slices." "Dream State" was also nominated for The Best American Short Stories and Best of the Net. Her story "Not Unlike His Own" is slated for publication at Packingtown Review in fall 2020. Suhasini lives in Los Angeles and is currently at work on a collection of short stories that highlights the first days, weeks, months of the immigrant experience on US soil and raises the question, What does it mean exactly to be an American?
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