Read an excerpt from “Curry in a Cornfield,” my memoir-in-progress

I was delighted that The Veranda Writers published an excerpt of the memoir I’m developing called “Curry in a Cornfield.” It tells the haphazard journey of a child raised by raucous, misbehaved Indian immigrant parents in a sleepy, mostly white suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Follow me in my travels, or travails rather: from my first love, my coming out as a lesbian, my mental health foibles, my ups and downs as a stand-up comic and actor, to the loss of both of my parents in my early thirties. The reader is enticed to learn why this whiny, colicky adult dares to become a grown-ass woman.

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