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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 Catapult Magazine and various print anthologies.

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Fault Line.” Bystander: Stories, Observations, and Witnessings from South Asia, A Comics Anthology, Kadak Collective, Coming Soon in January 2020!

  • “Last Night Was So Funny.” Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival, Abrams Books, September 2019.

  • "A Portrait of My Three Grandparents (Who Passed Away)." Divide and Conquer, McFarland Publishing, Coming Soon!

  • “Texts from White Women After The Election.” Caldera Magazine, March 2018.

  • "The Myth of the American Dream." The Sun and the Wayward Wind: North American Myths and Legends Anthology, Dandelion Wine Collective, February 2018. 

  • My Hindu American Childhood.” Catapult Magazine, June 2017.

  • "Dealing With Vaginismus." Dirty Diamonds #8: Sex, An all-girl comic anthology, Dirty Diamonds, September 2017.

  • "The Board of Trustees." Dirty Diamonds #7: Imagination, An all-girl comic anthology, Dirty Diamonds, September 2016.

EDUCATION

BFA in Art History, Maryland Institute College of Art.