Suhasini Yeeda (she/her) is a first-generation queer Indian American from Dallas, Texas. Her work appears or is forthcoming at Ms. Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Indian Review, Madcap Review, Packingtown Review, and the Arroyo Seco Press Anthology Redshift 5.
She is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and a one-time nominee for The Best American Short Stories and Best of the Net. She holds her MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence College and a BA from Texas Wesleyan University. She is a member of Women Who Submit, a literary organization using social media and community events to empower women and non-binary authors to submit work for publication.
Suhasini was recently named a 2021 California Arts Council Emerging Artist Fellow. This is her very first fellowship. She lives in Los Angeles, loves to bake, and is passionate about the oxford comma.