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Soumya Dhulekar is a US-based illustrator. Born in Mumbai and raised in New Jersey, Soumya uses storytelling to explore the complexities of her American immigrant identity. She has been a contributor to Catapult Magazine and various print anthologies. Contact her for any collabs or commissions!

CONTACT INFORMATION / Instagram: soumya.dhulekar / Twitter: SoumyaDhulekar


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

  • "A Portrait of My Three Grandparents (Who Passed Away)." Divide and Conquer, McFarland Publishing, Coming Soon in 2019! 

  • “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.


BFA in Art History, Maryland Institute College of Art.