Hejmadi, Padma

About Padma Hejmadi

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Edwards Jr., Page. “Dr. Salaam & Other Stories of India.” Library Journal, vol. 104, no. 19, 1979



Naumann, Lalita Jagtiani. “East-West Revisited.” Journal of the Short Story in English, vol. 2, 1995

Paranjape, Makarand. “Distinguishing Themselves: New Fiction by Expatriate Indian Women.” World Literature Today, vol. 65, no. 1, 1991



Autobiography/Life Writing

Room to Fly: A Transcultural Memoir (1999)


Short Story Collections

Birthday Deathday and Other Stories (1992)

Dr. Salaam and Other Stories of India (1978)

Coins of Vantage (1972)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

“Growing a Cross-Cultural Garden, by Padma Hejmadi.” Parabola, 6 Mar. 2018

“Flying in Your Own Food.” Helicon Nine, vol. 12-23, 1985

“Spaces of Intelligence (India-Eastern Europe-U.S.A.) - A Personal Essay.” Frontiers, vol. 7, no. 2, 1983

“Spaces of Decisions -  South India: 1890s-1970s.” Helicon Nine, vol. 7, 1982

“Spaces of Work.” The Iowa Review, vol. 12, no. 2, 1981

“Spaces of Illiteracy” The Iowa Review, vol. 12, no. 1, 1981