Cover Photo: Soumya Dhulekar
Soumya Dhulekar

My Hindu American Childhood: A Comic

“Age 13: I watch the opening of ‘Garden State’ and hear the only prayer I know and truly believe that Zach Braff gets me.”

Soumya Dhulekar is a US-based illustrator, born in Mumbai and raised in New Jersey. Her comics center on themes of grief, memory, spirituality, survival, and coming of age. Soumya has contributed to various print anthologies, more of her work can be viewed at