Purnima Mani

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Purnima Mani is a freelance writer, middle school English teacher, impatient parent, and intrepid cook with a weakness for gianduja. Her essays have appeared in Romper and Entropy Magazine, among other places. Find her at home in Northern California and on Twitter @purnima_mani.


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I Can’t Go Home, So I Go to the Indian Grocery

Each time I contend with the reality of another month—season, year—apart from extended family, I drive my ennui to Namaste Plaza.

Oct 12, 2021