Make your own free website on Tripod.com
Margaret Mascarenhas at Home
Home
Resume
Goa Residency Studio for artists and writers
The Goan Art Community
Christians in South Asian Lit
Goa Today Column: Urban Gaonkar
Skin Excerpt I
Skin Excerpt II
Excerpt :The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos
Short stories
Interviews with M
Essays by Margaret Mascarenhas
more essays
Goa's Civil Code
Goa Environment
Goa Garbage Crisis
Link page
Frog Books

Public Action: click here to support the growing Goa Bachao Abhiyan movement at savegoa.com

MARGARET MASCARENHAS is a novelist, independent curator, consulting editor, and op ed columnist. She is the author of the diasporic novel, Skin, published by Penguin India (2001); in French translation by Mercure de France (2002); in Portuguese translation by Editora Replicacao (2006). Now republished by Broadway Books in association with Goa 1556. She is also the author of the novel, The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos (Grand Central, Hachette 2010) and of the pspoken work poetry/flash and sketch collection Triage--casualties of love and sex  (Harper Collins 2013), and is working on her third novel, Just Another Car Bomb (working title) as well as on collections of her columns and short stories. Her non-fiction has been published in Coloquio Letras, the literary magazine of the Gulbenkian Foundation. She is a regular contributor to Urban Voice, published by Frog Books.

An American citizen of Goan origin who grew up in Venezuela, she currently lives in Goa and is the founding Director the Blue Shores Prison Art Project. 
 
Her agent is Ellen Levine (Trident Media Group, 41 Madison Avenue, 36th Floor NY, NY 10010)

The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos; a Barnes and Noble Discover pick

Bookreview.com

Free shipping to India:

disappearanceofirenedossantos.jpg

The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos Critic Rating by idreambooks.com

American Booksellers Association/Review by Linda Bubon, page 11

Publishers Weekly/ Review

New Statesman review

Genderacrossborders

ANAW Indie Pick

The Front Table; the web magazine of Seminary Co-op Bookstores. Review by Joan Hives

Bookpage

Powerful Latinas--April 2010 recommendations. By Marcela Landres

WORKSHOPS BY MARGARET

  • AUTHENTIC VOICE
  • ENGLISH SKILLS PARTICIPATORY WORKSHOP
  • FROM JOURNAL TO ESSAY
  • POINT OF VIEW IN FICTION

Want to get in touch? You can send her e-mail at:
m_masc2004 (at) yahoo.com

ISBN 0-14-100465-7
sk2.jpg
cover photo: dayanita singh

REVIEWS OF SKIN

Review by Florence Noiville in Le Monde (in French)

Indian Review of Books

sunday midday review

Review by Annie Mathews Vohra at Tehelka.com

Review by Elle

Review by Radhika Jha in Outlook

Review by Eunice de Sousa at India-Syndicate.com

Penguin Books/Synopsis and reviews

Review by Manohar Shetty in The Hindu (for the amusement of feminists)

World Literature Today 2002 by Peter Nazareth

LINKS

The French edition of Skin, La couleur de la peau (Mercure de France)

The controversial Duck and Cover column (Outlook)

THE OTHER INDIA BOOKSTORE

mm.jpg

triagecover.jpg

Triage, casualties of love and sex

Frog Books, Urban Voice

urban-voice-4-cover-300x230.jpg

sunaparanta.jpg
Goa Centre for the Arts

website: Goa Centre for the Arts