Jenny Bhatt

Critic

USA

Jenny Bhatt's first short story collection is due out in 2018. Her writing has appeared or is upcoming in, among others, The Atlantic, Amazon’s Day One Literary Journal, Gravel Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Hofstra’s Windmill, Eleven Eleven Journal, Hot Metal Bridge, Jet Fuel Review, Kweli Journal, Five:2:One, The Indian Quarterly, York Literary Review (UK), The Nottingham Review (UK), Litro UK, The Vignette Review, and an anthology, ‘Sulekha Select: The Indian Experience in a Connected World.’ Having lived and worked her way around India, England, Germany, Scotland, and various parts of the US, she now lives in Atlanta.

So You Want to Talk About Race

Date: 16 Jan 2018 Category: Books
10.0 Rating
In Ijeoma Oluo’s now-viral interview with Rachel Dolezal (the white woman who identifies as black), Oluo described how she asked Dolezal the same question about privilege and identity several different ways before giving up in frustration. It was the most important question of the interview and one that Dolezal, in her own book, had said she hated being asked. Then Oluo wrote about how her anger toward Dolezal melted away with a particular r ...