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NYUAD faculty in the Arts and Humanities are frequently featured in local and international news media.

Tishani Doshi, author, a god at the door - “My poems tread between horror and beauty”
Poet, essayist, and fiction writer Tishani Doshi who is also a visiting associate professor at New York University Abu Dhabi talks about her new poems that explore themes of impermanence, disembodiment, isolation, and the need for connection
Hindustan Times | October 21, 2021

The Much-Awaited New Book From Tishani Doshi Is Here
Tishani Doshi’s new book of poetry tackles hyper-nationalism and misogyny head on, transforming a collective grief, anger and loneliness into hope.
Femina | September 07, 2021

Poem of the week: Homage to the Square by Tishani Doshi
This spiralling meditation inspired by the artist Josef Albers has a quietly political thrust.
The Guardian | May 31, 2021

Advice for Pliny the Elder, Big Daddy of Mansplainers By Tishani Doshi    
A Poem
The New York Review | March 25, 2021

Poet of Honour: Tishani Doshi
Poet of Honour is a series of Ars Notoria and Word Masala Foundation’s celebration of some of the best contemporary poets who have become iconic and a major inspiration.
ARS NOTORIA Humane Socialism | March 2, 2021

2021 in books: What to look forward to this year
In April: A God at the Door by Tishani Doshi
The witty, wise and clear-eyed novelist, dancer and poet deploys both rage and sharp analysis covering issues from the precarious state of the environment to the treatment of women.
The Guardian | January 02, 2021

Tishani Doshi: ‘There is something mysterious about writing’
Award-winning writer Tishani Doshi tells Anand Raj OK why some parts of her life seep into her works and how living in Abu Dhabi has offered her a new perspective of India.
Friday Magazine | May 04, 2020

A Brush With Fragile Bushland
Novelist Tishani Doshi on the ‘ecotastrophy’ threatening the wildlife and prehistoric landscape of Australia’s Blue Mountains
The Wall Street Journal | January 22, 2020

In South India, a Fragmented Family Turns Into an Overflowing One
Tishani Doshi’s novel sends an unhappy expat home to Tamil Nadu to start a new life with a sister she never knew she had.
The New York Times Book Review | January 22, 2020

Tishani Doshi: 'I can go out alone at night – but the dangers don’t go away'
The Welsh-Indian poet, dancer, and writer talks about the realities of life for women in Tamil Nadu and her hit poem Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods
The Guardian | July 27, 2019

Small Days and Nights by Tishani Doshi review – a howl of hatred and grief
Questions of duty in a well-to-do Indian family turn into murderous rage in this extraordinary novel
The Guardian | April 22, 2019

Sisters and daughters
Doshi’s novel is about contemporary India in the best sense.
Live Mint | April 5, 2019

Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods by Tishani Doshi review – bold and brave
It’s impossible not to cheer for the poet’s third collection, with her reflections on female bodies and violence feeling exceptionally timely
The Guardian |  December 18, 2018

Writing a Battle Cry for #MeToo, Before It Was a Movement
For this installment in an interview series with contemporary poets, Peter Mishler corresponded with Tishani Doshi. Doshi was born in Madras, India in 1975.
LITHUB| October 22, 2018