Anupa Mistry

Anupa Mistry

Writer.

I live in Toronto and write about music, pop culture and communities.

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Underground Bombay, circa 1980s: Indian Fiction and Film Beyond ...

Underground Bombay, circa 1980s: Indian Fiction and...

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Action Bronson as the Rap Game's Misha Vainberg | Hazlitt

Action Bronson as the Rap Game's Misha Vainberg | H...

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Making Something Out of Garbage: The Craft Behind Type Books’ Storefronts | Hazlitt

Making Something Out of Garbage: The Craft Behind T...

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In the Shadow of Divas: On Ciara and Kelly Rowland | Hazlitt

In the Shadow of Divas: On Ciara and Kelly Rowland ...

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The Minor Glories and Dank Humanity of Kiese Laymon

The author of Long Division and How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America on growing up with black literature as contraband, Drake’s epic shit-talking, and the joys of writing for people who don’t read for a living....

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Straight-Talk About Race

Americanah author Chimamanda Adichie describes herself as “old-fashioned,” but her piercingly honest observations on race are anything but. She talks to Hazlitt about preferring black hair over baseball, and de-exotifying Nigeria for a North American audience....

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So Long, Screwface: On Drake’s Nothing Was the Same

Drake’s new album, Nothing Was the Same, will be officially released tomorrow. Anupa Mistry and Rawiya Kameir talked about it. Aubrey’s currently living in L.A., though his presence never looms far from the city. The downtown condo and a Forest Hill basement, Acura days, jubbies from Jungle, white wine spritzers at Vivoli—all are indelible to his geospecific...

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Taiye Selasi: Writing Displacement and Getting Over the Agony of Being Misunderstood

Hazlitt talks with the author of Ghana Must Go about transnationalism, identity, and why we can’t escape our families....

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Warsan Shire Has Beef With Iambic Pentameter

The Kenyan-born British poet talks to Hazlitt about finding inspiration in life’s oddities (from finding women living in your walls to Dogtooth), telling her family’s stories, and why she hates being called “brave.”...

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‘The Musicality of the Prose’: An Interview with Ghalib Islam

Ghalib Islam, author of Fire in the Unnameable Country, discusses growing up in Toronto’s Jane and Finch area, the “breathlessness” of his writing, and the resistance he faced when he decided not to venture into a more secure career....

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Visual Collages in Immigrant Art: From M.I.A. to Illuminated Mythologies

Forget KanYeezus: if there’s a poster child for desultory pop music today it’s Maya Arulpragasam, b.k.a. M.I.A. Last week, she released a music video for “Bring The Noize,” a song in which she raps like heavy artillery—alternating quadruple-time phrasing for a chorus that pops off like shots: “d-d-d-d-d-d-dem!”—about freedom and being...

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Anshuman Iddamsetty is Hazlitt’s art director and audio/visual producer. Before that he was an associate producer and sound designer for such CBC Radio One programs as GO, Know Your Rights, and the award-winning Spark. ...

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Anshuman Iddamsetty

Anshuman Iddamsetty is Hazlitt’s art director and audio/visual producer. Before that he was an associate producer and sound designer for such CBC Radio One programs as GO, Know Your Rights, and the award-winning Spark. ...