Selected Works

SMALL SMALL REDEMPTION, a collection of my essays was a finalist for the Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature.

 

 

 

 

Thrilled to announce The Long View, a special book length anniversary edition of Satya is now available.  The Long View is a reflection on over two decades of activism and where we go from here.

 

 

 

My Essay “Burmese Years : Finding traces of a grandfather’s life in the archives of an empire” is featured in Creative Nonfiction’s s inaugural column: “The Story behind the Story” in issue 56.  It explores reconciling gaps in family narratives in recreating what it is like in situ.  I compare my work as a writer to my experiences as a geotechnical engineer unearthing histories and compiling cross-sections.

 

I’m happy to be included in this collection Letters to a New Veganpublished by Lantern Books.

In the spirit of Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet and conceived of as a modern-day vade mecumLetters to a New Vegan consists of 32 humorous, evocative, spirited, and even tender epistles offering advice, counsel, and inspiration from activists and leaders who’ve followed the veg
an path for years. The aim is to ignite, sustain, and refresh the passion and commitment of those who want to live more consciously and compassionately on the planet, with other people, and with themselves

 

My longform nonfiction story “The Lines We Draw” has been published by Hen Press. You can purchase and download the eBook, The Lines We Draw, on AmazoniBooks, and Barnes & Noble.

 

 

 

 

  • On February 22, 2014, on episode 215 of Our Hen House podcast, I spoke with Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan about the piece and read a short excerpt.
  • Viva La Vegan featured an short interview with me about the piece.
  • One Green Planet features my story on the status of Chimpanzees in Laboratories.
  • Mark Hawthorne, Author of Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering & Striking At the Roots discusses the ebook with me here. We had a lovely chat about writing about animals.

Sangu’s resulting narrative offers a heady dialogue—the animal activist and the animal exploiter—but Sangu handles it with aplomb, and her writing is sometimes more poetry than prose.”

 

 

 

 

My essay “Soiled Hands” has been published in this anthology Primate People: Saving Nonhuman Primates through Education, Advocacy and Sanctuary  (University of Utah Press), edited by Lisa Kemmerer.  This was adapted into a TEDx Cooper Union Talk. 

 

 

 

My Essay “Small Small Redemption” has been published in a wonderful anthology called Sister Species: Women, Animals and Social Justice (University of Illinois Press)

 

 

 

 

Many of my articles, interviews, editorials and reviews have been published in Satya Magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

Selections of my work can also be seen at n+1Local Knowledge, Waging NonviolenceThe AerogramHippocampus Magazine,   One Green PlanetOpen City,  West View NewsThe L Magazine, the Philadelphia WeeklySuperVegan.comOur Hen House, and The Tottenville Review.

 

 

 

 

A link to my TedX Talk at Cooper Union.:

 

 

As an Associate for  Brighter Green, I’ve been  blogging there as well, and contributed to Brighter Green’s Project on Climate Change and the Globalization of Factory Farming and the production of videos on India’s poultry and dairy industries.

 

Factory Farming of Chickens in India from Brighter Green on Vimeo.

 

India: Cows, Climate Change, and Food Security (Part 1) from Brighter Green on Vimeo.

India: Cows, Climate Change, and Food Security (Part 2) from Brighter Green on Vimeo.

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