Finally, finally, finally. Sat down and wrote about reading Elena Ferrante. This is my first piece for The Open Dosa and I’m thrilled that it’s about Ferrante. My students and I were just dying to talk about her at Meta this year. The following picture is from the day of the panel.

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For Drishti, Ila, and Vismaya. With Louu.

This is my favourite picture from Meta. These girls and I have bonded over many other things – struggling with writing, reading, life, classes, clothes, and shoes. Now that we have Ferrante in common, these peeps will always be a part of me.

Read the piece here.

4 thoughts on “On Elena Ferrante

  1. That was an amazing review (was it a review? opinion piece perhaps) that makes me want to read the book. I remember starting to read the book once, but stopped because of the unsettling feeling I had about Lenu – she reminded me too much of myself, Lila being a girl in high school who drove me nuts by being Ms. Perfect.
    Thanks for the reminder to resume the book.

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