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A Feast of Serendib
Dark roasted curry powder, a fine attention to the balance of salty-sour-sweet, wholesome red rice and toasted curry leaves, plenty of coconut milk and chili heat. These are the flavors of Sri Lanka.
In A Feast of Serendib, Mary Anne Mohanraj introduces her mother’s cooking and her own Americanizations, providing a wonderful introduction to Sri Lankan American cooking, straightforward enough for a beginner, and nuanced enough to capture the flavor of Sri Lankan cooking.
Hi, locals! I’m collecting signatures for Senator Don Harmon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Harmon) and for Kina Collins, who is running for Congress (https://www.kinacollins.com). I’m going to have petitions on my porch today and tomorrow (MLK Day) from 2-5; please ring the doorbell if you come by, so I can witness your signature for
Spent a little time just now taking photos of some of my resin jewelry. I’m still a resin beginner and make a lot of mistakes, but I’m happy with these pieces, and I thought they deserved better photographs than the ones I’d taken before. We’re having a quiet January at
Let me preface this by saying I don’t really know what I’m doing here. Also that I clearly made a bunch of mistakes already. But in case it’s helpful, I’m going to walk through this: Amaryllises. So, if you plant them in gravel in glass vases, you can see the
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Mary Anne Mohanraj
Mary Anne Mohanraj is author of A Feast of Serendib, Bodies in Motion, The Stars Change, and twelve other titles. Other recent publications include stories for George R.R. Martin’s Wild Cards series, Perennial: A Garden Romance (Tincture), stories at Clarkesworld, Asimov’s, and Lightspeed, and an essay in Roxane Gay’s Unruly Bodies.
Mohanraj founded Hugo-nominated and World Fantasy Award-winning speculative literature magazine Strange Horizons, and serves as Executive Director of both DesiLit (desilit.org) and the Speculative Literature Foundation (speclit.org). She is Clinical Associate Professor of fiction and literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago. www.maryannemohanraj.com