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The Cardamom Pod | ‘Book Talking’ with podcast host and Kajal Magazine editor-in-chief and founder, Nadya Agrawal. February 2021.

The Best American Mystery and Suspense 2021 | ‘Return to India’ (opening story in Each of Us Killers) selected for this award-winning anthology in the Best American series. More soon.

Indian Express | Review of Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu: How Dhumketu transformed Gujarati literature with his short stories. February 2021.

The Hindu | Review of Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu: A Weave of Emotions. February 2021.

Scroll.in | Excerpt from Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu. January 2021.

The Hindu | Review of Each of Us Killers by Tabish Khair. January 2021.

TheDispatch.in | Excerpt from Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu: ‘Gulabvahu’. January 2021.

Seema Network | Each of Us Killers featured on ‘5 of the Best Books of 2020 by South Asian Women’ by Meher Manda. January 2021.

Small Press Distribution (SPD) | Each of Us Killers on the SPD Fiction Bestsellers List for November/December 2020. January 2021.

Platform Magazine | Review of Each of Us Killers by Nidhi Verma. December 2020.

Buzzfeed Books | ‘These Are the Best Book Covers of 2020’ featuring Each of Us Killers (cover design: Harshad Marathe.) December 2020.

Deccan Herald | ‘Best Indian Reads of 2020’ featuring Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu. December 2020.

Dhaka Tribune | ‘2020: The Year in Books’ featuring Each of Us Killers. December 2020.

BOMB Magazine | List featuring Each of Us Killers: ‘The Intimate Suggests the Epic: A Year in Small Press and Indie Publications’. December 2020.

ShethePeople | Excerpt from Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu: ‘When a Devi Ma Becomes a Woman’. December 2020.

Vagabond Lit | Review of Each of Us Killers by Jefferson Lee. December 2020.

Phoebe Journal | Review of Each of Us Killers by Bareerah Y. Ghani. December 2020.

Largehearted Boy | List featuring Each of Us Killers: ‘Favorite Short Story Collections of 2020’ by David Gutowski. December 2020.

Book Riot | List featuring Each of Us Killers: ’10 Short Story Collections by Asian Authors Released in 2020′ by Stacey Megally. December 2020.

Puerto del Sol | Review of Each of Us Killers by Pardeep Toor. December 2020.

TheNewsNow.co.in | Books We Recommend This Week featuring Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu. December 2020.

National Book Critics Circle | Review of Each of Us Killers for the John Leonard Prize 2020 Nominations by Shoba Viswanathan. December 2020.

The Hindu Business Line | Review of Each of Us Killers: ‘Life’s Like That’ by Jonaki Ray. November 2020.

Times of India | Sunday Special Feature: ‘New genres in new tongues; Indian translations are getting richer’ by Sonam Joshi. November 2020. (view clipping)

Firstpost | Healing the helpless, only to be banished by society: Read a short story from Dhumketu’s Ratno Dholi anthology. November 2020.

Columbia Journal | Interview by Shalvi Shah for Each of Us Killers: ‘On Intersectional Character Dynamics & Subverting their Tropes: An Interview with Jenny Bhatt’. November 2020.

Hindustan Times | Review of Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu by Suhit Kelkar. November 2020.

India Currents | Review of Each of Us Killers: ‘Each of Us Killers: Vignettes of Immigrant and Indian Lives’ by Lopa Basu. November 2020.

Poets & Writers | The Time Is Now Series: Mind on Music (Writing Prompt). November 2020.

WomensWeb India | Review of Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu: “Ratno Dholi May Be A Masterclass In Detailing Human Emotions, Even If Problematic” by Vijayalakshmi Harish. November 2020.

Small Press Distribution (SPD) | Each of Us Killers on the SPD Fiction Bestsellers List for September/October 2020. November 2020.

News18 | Feature: ‘Dhumketu, an Under-appreciated Gujarati Author, Who Changed the Landscape of Indian Storytelling’ by Aishwarya Sahasrabuddha. November 2020.

Bustle Magazine | The Best Short Story Collections of 2020, From ‘Daddy’ to ‘Verge’. October 2020.

NRI Pulse | Review: Each of Us Killers by Jenny Bhatt: ‘Powerful anthology deftly explores complexities of life’ by Jyothsna Hegde. October 2020.

New York Journal of Books | Review of Each of Us Killers by Murali Kamma. October 2020.

Caravan Magazine | Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu featured on Caravan’s Bookshelf. October 2020.

Rediff.com | Excerpt from Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu: ‘The Post Office’ (Part 2). October 2020.

Deccan Herald | Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu featured on Bookrack for the Week (Oct 25th to Oct 31st). October 2020.

The Daily Guardian | Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu. October 2020.

Rediff.com | Excerpt from Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu: ‘The Post Office’ (Part 1). October 2020.

Firstpost | Books of the week: From Romila Thapar’s Voices of Dissent to The Best Stories of Dhumketu, our picks. October 2020.

Open the Magazine | Review of Each of Us Killers: ‘The Bloodlust’ by Sukhada Tatke. October 2020.

Bombay Reads | Ratno Dholi, English Translation of Dhumketu’s Short Stories is Here. October 2020.

HarperCollins India Blog | Excerpt from Ratno Dholi: The Best Stories of Dhumketu: ‘On the Banks of the Sarayu’. October 2020.

Shelf Awareness | Review (starred): Each of Us Killers. October 2020.

Small Press Distribution (SPD) | Each of Us Killers on the SPD Fiction Bestsellers List for July/August 2020. September 2020.

Small Press Distribution (SPD) | SPD Recommends Each of Us Killers. September 2020.

Short Story September UK | Each of Us Killers ~ Jenny Bhatt. September 2020.

Texas Public Radio | Review of Each of Us Killers by Yvonne Benavides. September 2020.

Dallas Morning News | Review of Each of Us Killers: ‘D-FW Based Author Jenny Bhatt’s Debut Collection Reveals A World of Humanity’ by Joyce Saenz Harris. Dallas Morning News. September 2020.

The National Book Review | 5 Hot Books. September 2020.

Bloom | FIVE in BLOOM: Latter-Year Reads. September 2020.

The Millions | Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Nunez, Rankine, Bhatt, and More. September 2020.

Bustle Magazine | The Best New Books Out The Week Of September 7. September 2020.

Bustle Magazine | 26 Most Anticipated Books of September 2020. September 2020.

Ms. Magazine | September 2020 Reads for the Rest of Us. September 2020.

Picture Book | New Books Out September 8th. September 2020.

The Millions | September Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated (This Month). September 2020.

Debutiful | 6 Debut Books You Should Read This September. September 2020.

Kirkus Reviews | Fall Preview: Must-Read Story Collections. August 2020.

Entropy Magazine | August and September: Small Press Releases. August 2020.

The Millions | Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2020 Book Preview. July 2020.

Literary Hub | Lit Hub’s Most Anticipated Books of 2020, Part 2. July 2020.

Kirkus Reviews | Review of Each of Us Killers. July 2020.

Electric Literature | The Most Anticipated Debuts of the Second Half of 2020. June 2020.

Publishers Weekly | Review of Each of Us Killers. June 2020.

Big Other | Big Other’s Most Anticipated Small Press Books of 2020. January 2020.