Chaya Babu

Chaya Babu is a Brooklyn-based writer, journalist, educator, and organizer. Her work focuses on race, gender and sexuality, family, migration, trauma, and more. She was a 2016 BuzzFeed Emerging Writers Fellow, a 2015 Open City Fellow with the Asian American Writers' Workshop, and her writing has also appeared in  The Margins, Racialicious, The Feminist Wire, The Wall Street Journal, The Sunday Guardian,  India Abroad, and more. Chaya is currently pursuing her MFA in writing at Pratt Institute, and she is also Editor at Large at  The Brooklyn Quarterly and a teaching artist with Community Word Project.