Michael Chakraverty

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Based in the UK, Michael is most often found writing about pop culture, queer issues, food, and travel. His work can be found across various publications including the Guardian, Metro, i Paper, and HuffPost UK. A contestant on Series 10 of The Great British Bake Off, Michael now bakes privately under a lot less pressure. He enjoys podcasts, long walks on the beach, and writing about himself in the third person.


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Reconnecting With My Grandad’s Heritage As He Began to Forget It

My connections to the country and its people, my family, didn’t require control or even words. Touch, color, and togetherness were enough.