Anne Cherian

Anne Cherian was born and raised in Jamshedpur, India. She graduated from Bombay and Bangalore Universities and received graduate degrees in journalism and comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley. She lives in Los Angeles, California, and visits India regularly. Her second novel, The Invitation, is now available.


Articles by Anne Cherian

Wandering Mother, Wondering Daughter: Part 3

The first title of a book that I remember with clarity is  QB VII . It seemed so odd, with ...

Wandering Mother, Wondering Daughter: Part 2

My mother wasn’t the only Jew in our small town in India. There was Aunty Ruby and her family before they ...

Wandering Mother, Wondering Daughter: Part 1

“Jew town,” Mom directed the autorickshaw driver. “Where in Jew town?” he asked in Malayalam. “The big church,” Mom responded, ...