By Shveta Thakrar

Shveta Thakrar is a writer of South Asian-flavored fantasy, a social justice activist, and a part-time nagini. When not spinning stories, she makes things out of glitter and paper and felt, devours books, daydreams, bakes sweet treats, travels, and occasionally even practices her harp.

  1. “You worship idols! Ooh, you’re going to hell!”

    I was so young when they took my tongue away. They needed no scalpel to silence me, only the sharp edge of their judgment. The worst part was, I let them.

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    “Where are you from? No, where are you really from?”

    We’ve all read stories about changelings, how they’re replacements for the true human children who will ultimately come back…

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